Posts Tagged ‘emergency room’

Are you making any of the following health insurance mistakes? If so, they could be costing you. Some expensive health insurance mistakes to avoid include: Not purchasing enough coverage Too many people focus solely on their premiums and pick a plan that costs them the least amount of money possible. While this is better than […]

  Without medical insurance, a medical emergency will likely result in a huge bill running into the thousands. But even without healthcare benefits, there are ways to cut down on the costs of a medical emergency. Determine if the emergency room is necessary Up to 25 percent of ER visits are not actually medical emergencies. […]

The following are some of the most common reasons for emergency room visits: Contusions and cuts Contusions (bruises), cuts, and head trauma have sent more than 2 million people in the United States to emergency rooms in just 2009 alone. Back pain It may not seem like it, but back pain is actually one of […]

The emergency room can handle everything from a minor condition to a true emergency; not all medical situations that are seen in an emergency room are life-threatening. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that in just one year alone, there were approximately 124 million emergency room visits nationwide. Roughly 42 […]