6/16/2013 6:00:00 AM Briefly Insurer brings cost estimator tool to Prescott
UnitedHealthcare, which has more than 1.4 million clients statewide, has introduced a tool called myHealthcare Cost Estimator to help policyholders make more informed choices about where to seek medical care.
Significant price variations for healthcare services and procedures exist in the Prescott area, according to the insurance company. For example, the total cost for a colonoscopy at hospitals in the area can be between $788 and $2,835. For an MRI, the cost ranges between $382 to $3,122 at local healthcare facilities.
Policyholders may log onto myuhc.com, or access Health4Me app, UnitedHealthcare's mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphones. They also may call UHC at the phone number on the back of their ID card.