A Guide to Health Insurance

Managing your Cost

The cost of your health care is more than just the premiums that you pay each month. This section of the guide will explain the kinds of costs that you may experience and also some of the calculations involved, to give you a better understanding. This section also offers advice on how to handle unexpected costs and how to understand your bill.

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Managing your Cost / Can't Afford Care
There are a number of ways to make your prescriptions more affordable, depending on your situation and the medications you need. Money-saving ideas Ask your doctor or pharmacist if a generic version is available. Generic drugs are typically less expensive than brand-name drugs. Learn more. Consider getting your prescriptions through a mail-order pharmacy. Learn more. Look for coupons on the internet by searching for the drug name and financial assistance. You may find coupons on the…
Managing your Cost / Can't Afford Care
There are a number of organizations in New Hampshire that can help you get health care regardless of your ability to pay, or help you find a health plan that is affordable. Get started by visiting the links below: Community health centers and low-cost care: http://www.bistatepca.org/find-a-health-center http://www.healthynh.com/nh-health-access-network.html Help paying for prescriptions: https://www.healthynh.com/medication-bridge.html Children’s medical assistance information: http://www.…