1 know before you go! How to get more from your health Cost of Medical Procedures by Facility Online insurance benefits When you buy a new car, you want You can look up costs for MRI, CT scan, to know what you're getting for your colonoscopy and hysterectomy procedures, money. It should be the same when you as well as common heart procedures and buy health care. maternity care. And with Aetna , it is. When you use this tool, you get a list showing the hospitals and other facilities That's because you get access to a set in your area that perform these medical of online tools that help you estimate procedures.* This list includes actual your health care costs before you cost ranges, by facility, for each of these visit a doctor or go to the hospital.
2 Procedures. You need to know Make smarter decisions Through our industry-leading suite of Our online resources are easy to use. And transparency tools, we give you cost they help you understand the value of your information for doctors, hospitals and other health care before medical services are medical facilities. performed. Our Cost of Medical Procedure by Facility That's important, as more people take Tool helps you review and compare the cost on more decision-making and financial of medical procedures at facilities in select responsibility for their health care. locations around the country. Our tools can be very helpful if you have a This online tool gives you an easy way to high-deductible health benefits or health find the cost for over 30 common medical insurance plan.
3 And they're also useful if procedures performed at specific hospitals you have a Health Savings Account (HSA) or and other health care facilities. Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA). fund.**. *Not all hospitals or facilities will display for a given area due to data and/or contractual limitations. While Aetna makes every attempt to validate the accuracy of the cost information, Aetna does not guarantee the accuracy of any particular cost amount. **HSAs and HRAs are not available to HMO members in Illinois. Health benefits and health insurance plans are offered, underwritten and/or administered by Aetna Health Inc., Aetna Health of California Inc., Aetna Health of the Carolinas Inc.
4 , Aetna Health of Illinois Inc., Aetna Health Insurance Company and/or Aetna Life Insurance Company ( Aetna ). In Maryland, by Aetna Health Inc., 151 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06156. A (8/08). Check medical procedure costs online . Here's how to get the facts Based on your search, you get cost ranges for the procedures performed at facilities in We'll help you get the information you your search area. need. Combined with our other online tools, this To start, register for the secure Aetna facility cost information can help you make Navigator website at more informed health care decisions. That After logging on to Aetna Navigator, means you can get more value from your select Cost of Care.
5 Health benefits! Then click on Compare Actual Cost Ranges by Facility.. Enter your zip code, state and plan and select a procedure. Providers are independent contractors and are not agents of Aetna . Provider participation may change without notice. Aetna does not provide care or guarantee access to health services. Health benefits and health insurance plans contain exclusions and limitations. Not all health services are covered. See plan documents for a complete description of benefits, exclusions, limitations and conditions of coverage. Plan features may vary by location and are subject to change. Health information programs provide general health information and are not a substitute for diagnosis or treatment by a physician or other health care professional.
6 Information is believed to be accurate as of the production date;. however, it is subject to change. For information about Aetna plans, refer to Policy forms issued in OK include: HMO/OK COC-4 09/02, HMO/OK GA-3 11/01, OK POS RIDER. 08/07, GR-23 and/or GR-29/GR-29N. 2008 Aetna Inc. A (8/08).