Monday, October 23, 2006

Healthcare Costs and Prices

Need Health Care Prices? Several Websites Can Help

When it came to the cost of a routine doctor's office visit, respondents guessed an average of $95, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for employee benefits provider Great-West Healthcare.

The actual average cost for a doctor's visit? It was $200. For emergency room visits, respondents estimated $680. The cost was actually lower - $400.

According to the survey, more than half of those who responded did not know the cost of treatment until it was received (68 percent), and 11 percent revealed that they never found out the cost.

The websites are listed through the article, tho the links/URL's are not embedded so you will have to highlight, copy and paste into your browser/address.

No comments:

Post a Comment