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