The best way to save time, money and stress when it comes to health care is to be an informed consumer. Check your benefits booklet to learn what is and is not covered by your plan.
Online resources are often available, too. For example, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has a website (and app) for its members called Blue Connect; you can use it to review your coverage and claims, download your insurance card, contact customer service, search for doctors and compare costs of care.
Check out more useful tips to make health care easier. Live fearless.
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