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How Much Should A Lipid Panel Cost?

We now know that many of us with private health insurance plans are entitled to a free cholesterol screening. The Affordable Care Act mandates it with no out-of-pocket costs if we meet certain criteria. But what if we don’t fit into that criteria or our insurance company decides we need to pay for one? If we aren’t high risk or under the age of 35, that just might happen. But how much should a lipid...

Free Cholesterol Screening – It Could Save Your Life

Max OOP doesn’t like getting ordered around. It is one of the reasons I got interested in early retirement in the first place. No boss, no orders. But since we like to make healthcare complicated, I guess I will need to make exceptions from time to time. One big reason I scheduled my free preventive health physical exam was to get orders; lab orders. A lab order from a doctor or medical provider is required...