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This website helps you find, negotiate lower health care costs for free

This website helps you find, negotiate lower health care costs for free


LIVE LOOK OF ONE OF MANY
INCIDENTS WORKING ACROSS TOWN. INCIDENTS WORKING ACROSS TOWN.
GUYS, OVER TO YOU. GUYS, OVER TO YOU.
>>HEALTHCARE, VERY EXPENSIVE.>>HEALTHCARE, VERY EXPENSIVE.
ESPECIALLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ESPECIALLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE
INSURANCE OR YOU HAVE A HIGH INSURANCE OR YOU HAVE A HIGH
DEDUCTIBLE THAT YOU HAVE TO MEET DEDUCTIBLE THAT YOU HAVE TO MEET
BEFORE THAT COVERAGE KICKS IN. BEFORE THAT COVERAGE KICKS IN.
>>CONSUMER EXPERT AMY DAVIS HAS>>CONSUMER EXPERT AMY DAVIS HAS
DETAILS THIS MORNING OF A NEW DETAILS THIS MORNING OF A NEW
WEB SITE THAT WILL HELP YOU WEB SITE THAT WILL HELP YOU
NEGOTIATE LOWER PRICES FOR NEGOTIATE LOWER PRICES FOR
DOCTORS’ VISITS AND PROCEDURES. DOCTORS’ VISITS AND PROCEDURES.
>>SO THIS WEB SITE IS CALLED>>SO THIS WEB SITE IS CALLED
CARE PAY.CARE. CARE PAY.CARE.
IT JUST LAUNCHED TWO WEEKS AGO. IT JUST LAUNCHED TWO WEEKS AGO.
YOU CAN ALREADY LOOK UP PRICES YOU CAN ALREADY LOOK UP PRICES
FOR TWO MILLION PROVIDERS ACROSS FOR TWO MILLION PROVIDERS ACROSS
THE COUNTRY. THE COUNTRY.
AND THE MORE PEOPLE THAT USE IT, AND THE MORE PEOPLE THAT USE IT,
THE MORE DATA THE SITE WILL HAVE THE MORE DATA THE SITE WILL HAVE
TO HELP OTHERS. TO HELP OTHERS.
RENE HOFMANN IS LIVING WITH RENE HOFMANN IS LIVING WITH
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND THAT MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND THAT
MEANS VARIOUS DOCTOR VISITS AND MEANS VARIOUS DOCTOR VISITS AND
MULTIPLE M.R.I.s EVERY YEAR. MULTIPLE M.R.I.s EVERY YEAR.
>>SEVEN, EIGHT, $900 FOR ONE>>SEVEN, EIGHT, $900 FOR ONE
M.R.I., AND I HAVE IT OFF FIVE M.R.I., AND I HAVE IT OFF FIVE
DIFFERENT ONES, SO THAT’S A LOT DIFFERENT ONES, SO THAT’S A LOT
OF MONEY TIMES FIVE. OF MONEY TIMES FIVE.
>>Reporter: SCANS THEY NEEDS>>Reporter: SCANS THEY NEEDS
BUT SIMPLY CANNOT AFFORD. BUT SIMPLY CANNOT AFFORD.
>>IF WE CAN HELP GET THAT PRICE>>IF WE CAN HELP GET THAT PRICE
DOWN TO A FAIR AMOUNT FOR THE DOWN TO A FAIR AMOUNT FOR THE
DOCTOR AND THE PATIENT, NOW DOCTOR AND THE PATIENT, NOW
THAT’S A WIN-WIN. THAT’S A WIN-WIN.
>>Reporter: JULIE WESCOTT IS>>Reporter: JULIE WESCOTT IS
FROM CARE PAY, A WEB SITE THAT FROM CARE PAY, A WEB SITE THAT
LETS PATIENTS LIKE RENE LOOK UP LETS PATIENTS LIKE RENE LOOK UP
DOCTORS AND PROCEDURES. DOCTORS AND PROCEDURES.
>>UP IN SPRING, TEXAS, AN>>UP IN SPRING, TEXAS, AN
M.R.I. M.R.I.
>>Reporter: ALONG WITH THE>>Reporter: ALONG WITH THE
PRICES OF EACH PROVIDER. PRICES OF EACH PROVIDER.
>>ANYWHERE IN THIS COUNTRY, YOU>>ANYWHERE IN THIS COUNTRY, YOU
CAN LOG IN YOUR ZIP CODE ON YOUR CAN LOG IN YOUR ZIP CODE ON YOUR
TOWN AND YOU CAN FIND PROVIDERS TOWN AND YOU CAN FIND PROVIDERS
IN YOUR AREA WITH THE CURRENT IN YOUR AREA WITH THE CURRENT
MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PRICES. MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PRICES.
>>Reporter: THOSE GOVERNMENT>>Reporter: THOSE GOVERNMENT
RATES ARE A BASELINE, BUT CARE RATES ARE A BASELINE, BUT CARE
PAY TAKES IT A STEP FURTHER. PAY TAKES IT A STEP FURTHER.
>>HE IS $3,203.>>HE IS $3,203.
IS THAT A BARGAIN? IS THAT A BARGAIN?
>>NO.>>NO.
>>Reporter: WHEN RENE DIDN’T>>Reporter: WHEN RENE DIDN’T
SEE AN M.R.I. AT A PRICE SHE SEE AN M.R.I. AT A PRICE SHE
WANTED TO PAY, SHE REQUESTED A WANTED TO PAY, SHE REQUESTED A
QUOTE THROUGH THE CARE PAY WEB QUOTE THROUGH THE CARE PAY WEB
SITE. SITE.
FEHR OKAY. FEHR OKAY.
GET QUOTE. GET QUOTE.
LET’S TRY THAT. LET’S TRY THAT.
>>Reporter: SHE RECEIVED AN>>Reporter: SHE RECEIVED AN
EMAIL, THE NAME OF THE PROVIDER EMAIL, THE NAME OF THE PROVIDER
WHO WOULD DO THE M.R.I. FOR $250 WHO WOULD DO THE M.R.I. FOR $250
WITHOUT CONTRAST AND 450 WITH WITHOUT CONTRAST AND 450 WITH
CONTRAST. CONTRAST.
THE CHEAPEST PRICE RENE HAD THE CHEAPEST PRICE RENE HAD
FOUND ON HER OWN WAS $475 AND FOUND ON HER OWN WAS $475 AND
575. 575.
>>THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT>>THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT
ARE UNCOMFORTABLE WITH CALLING ARE UNCOMFORTABLE WITH CALLING
AND ASKING FOR THAT TYPE OF AND ASKING FOR THAT TYPE OF
INFORMATION. INFORMATION.
WE’RE VERY GOOD AT IT. WE’RE VERY GOOD AT IT.
>>Reporter: WESCOTT SAYS>>Reporter: WESCOTT SAYS
DOCTORS LIKE SELF-PAY PATIENTS DOCTORS LIKE SELF-PAY PATIENTS
BECAUSE THERE’S LESS PAPERWORK BECAUSE THERE’S LESS PAPERWORK
AND THEY GET PAID WHEN THE AND THEY GET PAID WHEN THE
SERVICES ARE PROVIDED. SERVICES ARE PROVIDED.
SO SCARE PAY COSTS PATIENTS SO SCARE PAY COSTS PATIENTS
NOTHING, BUT WHEN WE ASK HOW THE NOTHING, BUT WHEN WE ASK HOW THE
COMPANY MAKES MONEY, THEY SAID COMPANY MAKES MONEY, THEY SAID
PHASE II OF THE WEB SITE WILL PHASE II OF THE WEB SITE WILL
INCLUDE TRANSACTION FEES, WHERE INCLUDE TRANSACTION FEES, WHERE
YOU CAN ACTUALLY PAY FOR YOUR YOU CAN ACTUALLY PAY FOR YOUR
DOCTOR VISIT RIGHT ON THE SITE. DOCTOR VISIT RIGHT ON THE SITE.
ON CLICK2HOUSTON.COM, WE’RE ON CLICK2HOUSTON.COM, WE’RE
EXPLAINING SEVERAL OTHER EXPLAINING SEVERAL OTHER
FEATURES THAT YOU MIGHT FIND FEATURES THAT YOU MIGHT FIND
USEFUL AND WHEN PATIENTS LIKE USEFUL AND WHEN PATIENTS LIKE
RENE, SAY SHE BOOKS THAT RENE, SAY SHE BOOKS THAT
APPOINTMENT F-SHE GOES BACK AND APPOINTMENT F-SHE GOES BACK AND
UPLOADS HER INVOICE FROM THE UPLOADS HER INVOICE FROM THE
DOCTOR’S OFFICE, THAT’S ONE LESS DOCTOR’S OFFICE, THAT’S ONE LESS
STEP. STEP.
THE NEXT TIME THEY WON’T NEED A THE NEXT TIME THEY WON’T NEED A
QUOTE. QUOTE.
IT’S ALSO SORT OF CROWD IT’S ALSO SORT OF CROWD
SOURCING. SOURCING.
>>TECHNOLOGY PLAYING A BIG

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