Whether you are choosing among plans offered by your employer or purchasing individual plans from private companies or the insurance exchanges, you need to know if it will include one of the top academic medical centers in the country.
Nowadays, insurance plans often limit the doctors and hospitals you can use. They may not pay anything for hospitals that are not in network or only cover a portion of your total bill. For instance, only five of the many Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans cover costs at MUSC hospitals. Here’s a comprehensive list of the insurance plans that include MUSC Health in the network. It changes from time-to-time. And there may be exceptions for certain treatments or procedures. Check with your insurance carrier to be sure MUSC Health is in network. If it's not, ask your employer or insurance company to offer it next year.
— By Elizabeth Renter, a journalist who writes for NerdWallet Health, a Website that helps people make smart health and financial decisions.
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— Prepared by the U.S. News staff
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