Online Wellness Tools Save Time and Money

TAMPA, Fla. (July 2, 2009) -- Did you know your health insurance provider has terrific online tools that can save you time and money now? Here’s this month's tip from The Benefits Expert:

 

Your health insurance provider offers online tools that make it easy to take an active role in your family's health care. You can organize your health information, find the right doctor, prepare for doctor visits, obtain a personalized assessment of your health, and much more.

 

What can you do online? 

 

Manage your confidential medical information

 

Share your records quickly and easily with your physicians and medical service providers

 

Quickly locate in-network doctors

 

Communicate with your doctor

 

Take a health assessment for a detailed, personalized report

 

Contact a health coach

 

Research conditions and procedures

 

Learn the facts and risks so you can make informed decisions

 

Create a pre-visit list of questions to ask your doctor, so you get the most out of your visit

 

Check your symptoms and decide before scheduling a doctor’s appointment

 

Create and print an emergency card with insurance and medical information, allergies, medications, emergency contacts, etc.

 

Track, search, sort and view your insurance claims

 

Find out instantly how much of your personal and family deductible has been met

 

Get hints for saving money by selecting the right facilities, doctors and prescriptions

 

Schedule lab appointments

 

View details about your insurance plan

 

View and print your annual health report

 

Request and print health insurance cards

 

Set up physician appointment reminders

 

Track current medications

 

Receive prescription refill reminders

 

And more!

 

Please note that each insurance provider offers different options, so explore your provider's Web site to discover the advantages for you.