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Anesthesiologist for a colonoscopy?
Why did she get anesthesia, why did the anesthesiologist give it, why does insurance pay for it?
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Colonoscopy costs highlighted in NYT article on cost of medical care:
While the American medical system is famous for expensive drugs and heroic care at the end of life, a more significant factor in the nation’s annual health care bill may be the high price tag of ordinary services.
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When should you call the doctor for diarrhea?
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Read the causes of diarrhea including infections, parasites, food poisoning, medications, IBS, IBD, cancer, endocrine disease, fat malabsorption, laxative abuse and more.
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Is an anesthesiologist at your colonoscopy a waste of money?
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More expensive methods to resolve kids' constipation may not be worth the cost:
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Know what to look out for after colon surgery:
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who have had bowel surgery should be made aware that there are 12 important post-surgery signs of complications, a new study suggests. Researchers asked...
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Have other inexpensive remedies for constipation? These tips are from +Everyday Health
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Questions to ask after your celiac disease diagnosis:
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After their celiac disease diagnosis, newly diagnosed celiac disease patients may want to discuss possible nutritional deficiencies, additional medical testing for osteoporosis and celiac gene testing...
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Making informed decisions about your care, with an eye on reducing costs. (Not medical advice.)
Introduction

Intestinal conditions are expensive!

This page will help you find ways to reduce those costs.

  • Tips to save money
  • Helpful cost-saving articles that you would otherwise miss out on
  • Ways to help you make better-informed decisions about your care
  • Announcements of drug coupons/promotions as they come available
  • Less costly alternatives for (and reducing the need for) medications
  • Help from people like you who managed to reduce their expenses

This page focuses on lower intestinal conditions, including irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, constipation, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, and others.

Physician-administered by Dr. Stephen Meyers (MedSavingsDoc).

There are similar cost-saving pages for most other medical conditions and situations.

See if there is another topic of interest to you.

If you or someone you know prefers one of the other social networks, the same resources can be found:

 

Disclaimers:

  1. Postings to this page are meant to be informative, not as medical advice. Only you and your health care provider can determine whether information found here is appropriate for your situation.
  2. We cannot assume responsibility for the information found within linked third-party resources.
This page and SmartMedSavings.com are brought to you by SmartMedSavings, LLC.