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  • Mammograms free for those in need
    If you need a mammogram, cost shouldn’t be a factor even if your income is low, and you don’t have insurance coverage to pay for it. Free mammogram programs continue to exist in the Akron …
  • Urinary infections: Mean Akron hospital charges go from $14,000 to more than $21,000
    Among people who develop urinary tract infections that require hospitalization, a high percentage are admitted through emergency rooms, according to data reported on the Ohio Department of Health webs …
  • Get the Skinny on C-Sections in Akron Area
    Since a Cesarean section is often planned ahead, and depending on your circumstances, you may have options on where to have your delivery. Mean charges at hospitals in Summit County range from around …
  • Downtown Akron library offers free summer wellness programs
    Since the best way to avoid medical costs is to stay healthy, you might want to learn more about health living at  free classes this summer at the Main Branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Library …
  • Charges on heart caths vary $8,000 or more in Akron area
    Among heart patients, one of the most common out-patient procedures is a “Left Heart Cardiac Catheterization.”  If you need this procedure, and you’re paying a portion of cost out of …
  • Beachwood test site offers $75 X-rays
    For X-rays, the best rate HelpWithMedicalCosts.com can find is at Advantage Diagnostics in Beachwood. For $75, a patient can have any of the common X-rays listed below, and all fees  include professio …
  • Brain MRIs go from $500 to more than $6,000
    If your doctor prescribes an MRI, you’ll find wide variations in charges, which could greatly effect the amount you pay out-of-pocket, depending on your insurance plan.  Consider, for example, a …
  • See the Charges in Summit County for Having a Baby
    If you’re having a baby, and if your insurance leaves a percentage of the costs to you, you may be interested in differences in charges at hospitals in Summit County.  Based on 2012 information …
  • Price Check on 2 Very Common Blood Tests
    If you’re paying out-of-pocket for blood tests, you’ll find a wide range in charges – with differences of more than $100 for the exact same test.  HelpWithMedicalCosts finds that Pio …
  • See if Faithful Servant Care is For You
    Lisa, a HelpWithMedicalCosts.com reader, writes that she is 29, and self-employed, with no known health problems.  She and her husband made slightly less than $30,000 last year, and neither has insura …