This year, National Women’s Check-Up Day is the day after Mother’s Day! Whether it’s you, your daughter, or your mother, encourage the women around you to check in with their doctors about their health. Even if you live a healthy lifestyle and have no health conditions to worry about, visiting your physician is still a smart preventive measure.
Still not convinced? Read on to find out.
If you’re hesitating because of money, worry less with these tips.
It’s true, visiting the doctor costs money. But there are ways around this!
1. If you’ve been covered by Medicare Part B for longer than 12 months, in most cases, you qualify for a yearly “Wellness” visit free of charge. The newly insured can also enjoy a “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit.
2. Other women can find accessible, affordable, or even free healthcare through community health centers located across the nation.
3. Treatment can be expensive too! Consider buying medications from sources outside the U.S. Services like Canada Pharmacy Delivery can ship your prescription medications from licensed pharmacies abroad.
On the issue of finances, the best way to reduce medical costs — not to mention the emotional and physical costs of illness — is to prevent problems in the first place. That’s why it’s so important to invest in preventive health.[Read more…]