Fever, rash, cut, break? Sudden medical issues can be scary and knowing where to go to get treatment when is confusing and can be a major pain, on top of that illness or injury.
Today, I’ll explain why getting the right care at the right place with the right type of healthcare provider is one of the most proactive steps you can take to keep your out-of-pocket healthcare costs in line. So where to go and when? In a major emergency – heart attack, stroke, significant broken bones and the like – head straight to the emergency room. Louisiana state law requires that your insurance pay for treatment in a true emergency, even at an out-of-network hospital.
For those more minor, but still scary events, I’ll break down your options on this edition of the Straight Talk Podcast.