[TriLUG] OT: NC insurance options
ncdave4life at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 10:24:15 EDT 2012
Thanks for the links!
Dr. Brian Forrest (a cash and plastic only practice) is also very
Office visits (after the 1st one) are $49, sports physicals are $29.
He's in northern Apex, near the intersection of Hwy 55 and Hwy 64.
When I broke my wrist a few years ago, the total cost to get it healed up,
3 office visits, 3 sets of x-rays (3 views each) w/ radiologist reports,
meds, etc., was about $270. No insurance was involved, I paid it all w/ my
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:53 AM, Abhi Muthiyan <abhivm at gmail.com> wrote:
> For those of you looking for affordable doctor visit, there are a few
> - http://nciap.org/ is a clinic in Raleigh. They have fixed, published
> prices for visits ($45 for office visit). In addition, they have tie
> ups with specialists for discounted services. I have used them and
> like the service.
> - http://directpayhealth.com/ is a network of doctors, who have
> published rates for services. Someone may have mentioned this in an
> earlier discussion.
> - Before buying meds, compare the prices in different stores
> http://www.goodrx.com/. Prices vary a lot.
> Always ask you doctor if there is a generic equivalent for any prescribed
> Looking for insurance:
> - http://www.healthcare.gov/index.html is good place to start. It is
> like Kayak for health insurance.
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