How to get the most bang for your health care buck in Northwest Indiana - September 15, 2018

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana

Written by Giles Bruce

Health care is expensive.

Luckily in Northwest Indiana, patients have options.

No longer do people have to go to the emergency room if they need quick medical care.

From virtual visits to retail clinics to urgent care centers, people can get in and out fast — and at lower costs.

“It’s so important that patients understand they have options and they know those options ahead of time before they need them,” said Michael Telesky, vice president of sales and account management for UnitedHealthcare in Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

Here is a guide to the express care choices available in the Region. The cost and condition information is from UnitedHealthcare.