Avoid big medical bills. Before choosing a health plan, ask the health insurance company if your doctor is in the plan’s network. Providers who participate with your health plan are part of the plan’s “network.” You typically pay more for medical services by out-of-network doctors and pay less for treatments by in-network providers.

The following infographic by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield compares some in network versus out of network healthcare costs.

[Click here for full size version]


Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

Share On Social Media