Ultrasound – What it is and How much it costs

Ultrasound – What it is and How much it costs What is an ultrasound scan? An ultrasound (sonogram) scan is an imaging method that uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within the body. How long does an ultrasound take? A typical ultrasound study takes about 30 minutes or so. Some water...

How the Health Insurance Industry Hijacked the Physicians

How physician exploitation and servitude have sickened healthcare
How the Health Insurance Industry Hijacked the Physicians The health insurance industry has slowly but surely hijacked and shackled the medical profession. By exploiting their expertise they make record profits at patient and doctor expense while failing to improve overall health. Sadly, providers have steadily marched...

X-rays – What it is and How much it costs

X-rays – What it is and How much it costs What is an x-ray? An x-ray or radiograph is a painless imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of bones, organs and tissues. Most studies are now produced digitally rather than on photographic film. How long does it take for an x-ray?...

PET scan – What it is and How much it costs

PET scan – What it is and How much it costs What is a PET scan? A PET scan or positron emission tomography scan uses radiotracers to see and measure changes in metabolic processes, diseased cells and blood flow. How long does a PET scan take? The entire process can take about 2 hours or more since it takes...

Getting Routine Healthcare Without Health Insurance

Pay for routine care and get big savings
Getting Routine Healthcare Without Health Insurance Routine office-based healthcare is affordable; it does not need to be “covered” by a health insurance plan. Furthermore, despite so-called coverage, you pay for your routine care anyway with copays and deductibles as well as paying for pre-existing conditions and...

Medical Cost Sharing Plans

An alternative to health insurance plans
Medical Cost Sharing Plans Ordinarily, insurances are designed for the risk mitigation of non-routine and costly events. However, the health insurance industry has discovered that they can make bucket-loads of money at your expense by “covering” affordable routine office-based and outpatient...

MRI – What it is and How much it costs

MRI – What it is and How much it costs What is an MRI? MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an imaging technique that uses a magnetic field and computer-generated radio waves to create detailed pictures of organs and tissues in your body. How long does an MRI take? The MRI scan is a painless process that...

Provider Benefits of Direct Pay Healthcare

Better margins, lower overhead, less friction
Provider Benefits of Direct Pay Healthcare Doctors and providers of medical services are drowning in a sea of healthcare rules and regulations favoring the health insurance industry. These unfair demands have forced providers to spend increasing amounts of time and money to abide by regulations that have...

Why You Should Pay For Your CT scan

Why you should pay for all routine healthcare needs
Why You Should Pay For Your CT scan Two thirds of all the healthcare delivered in the U.S. is generally affordable routine office-based or outpatient care and doesn’t need to be covered or controlled by the health insurance industry. Doing so only inflates consumer healthcare costs significantly....

CT Scan – What it is and How much it costs

CT Scan – What it is and How much it costs What is a CT scan? CT scan or computerized tomography scan is an imaging technique that uses computers and x-rays to get detailed pictures of the body. How long does a CT take? The actual scan time is only about 15-30 minutes or so but you should plan for longer. The...