CLAY CENTER — Clay County Medical Center (CCMC) has partnered with MDsave to help individuals and families without insurance, or with high-deductible health plans, save up to and sometimes more than 60 percent off the average rates of many common procedures.
Through the MDsave marketplace, patients can compare costs and take advantage of simplified billing and educational resources.
Out-of-pocket expenses prevent many individuals and families from receiving the medical care they need, especially preventive procedures. By offering MDsave, CCMC is working to create more affordable options for its patients.
“In today’s marketplace, healthcare can be confusing and expensive, especially for individuals and families who are uninsured, or carry high-deductible insurance plans,” said Austin Gillard, CEO of CCMC. “Our new partnership with MDsave will help these individuals and families access the same quality healthcare they have come to expect at CCMC, at a lower cost.”
MDsave’s website allows patients to search by procedure, provider, specialty, or ailment. The process is upfront and easy. Just choose the best option, add to your cart, and check out online. The price posted is what you pay.
“Our average customer is saving 40 to 60 percent,” says Paul Ketchel, CEO of MDsave.
For example, Ketchel explained, an MRI might cost $2,500 on the healthcare exchange, but by booking through MDsave, that same customer could receive an MRI at CCMC for less than $500. Similar savings are available on many of the procedures offered in the lab, radiology, and therapy departments. Go to www.mdsave.com/ccmc to access this new program.