SAMI-Aid Blog

Our blog is dedicated to inquisitive healthcare consumers.
Get breaking news, practical tips, and answers to all your burning healthcare questions.

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Mar

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Mar

Existing laws regarding telemedicine are a jungle, and only 10% of Americans have used telehealth services. COVID-19 may be about to change that.

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Mar

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Mar

If you're uninsured, your healthcare costs can be very high. Fortunately, SAMI-Aid's Premium Membership can help you find local doctors who charge $100 or less per office visit without insurance!

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Mar

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Mar

Have you ever wondered why medical pricing is so ambiguous? Let's look at some of the ways we can fight for transparency in the healthcare market.

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Mar

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Mar

Despite media hysteria, the unusually severe flu circulating during this 2019-20 season is probably more of an immediate threat to U.S. residents than the new strain of coronavirus. With coronavirus, influenza, and any type of viral disease, the best way to prevent infection is to avoid exposure and go the extra mile with common-sense hygiene. 

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Feb

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Feb

Flu cases are up this season, but we aim to bring untreated flu cases down by 100%. We're starting by lowering healthcare costs for everyone.

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Jul

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Jul

If your child is well and you're frustrated by long wait times at the pediatrician's office, try pediatric telemedicine. If you don't want to expose your child to waiting room germs unnecessarily, try pediatric telemedicine. If your child is sick and you want to access a pediatrician as soon as possible, try pediatric telemedicine.

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Jun

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Jun

Urgent care centers are a great option for treating urgent, non-emergency medical situations. Some important criteria in choosing an urgent care facility are accreditation, reputation, and convenience.

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Apr

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Apr

Considering that healthcare prices are still rising rapidly under a primarily fee-for-service system, many healthcare advocates propose pay-for-performance as a solution. But will it actually work?

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Apr

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Apr

Fee-for-service care is almost certainly a better option for low-income patients than expensive HMO plans or direct primary care arrangements. At SAMI-Aid, we believe that knowledge is power, and we want to empower everyone, including the uninsured, to access the highest quality care!

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Apr

25


Apr

Retail clinics and telemedicine visits may be affordable alternatives to urgent care. SAMI-Aid helps you access and compare prices on both.

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