high deductible health planDiagnostic Imaging Services shares a news story about the continuing rise in popularity of high deductible health insurance plans.

As quoted in the story, “You can’t sugarcoat this. This is a more challenging situation for consumers and it’s a reflection of how difficult it is to afford health care.”

Next year, nearly a third of large employers will offer only high-deductible plans — up from 22 percent in 2014 and 10 percent in 2010, according to a study by the National Business Group on Health.

When consumers are faced with making choices for health care services, due to the fact that they will bear the brunt, if not all, of the cost, they need to know they can save money without sacrifice quality.

In the area of medical imaging.

By choosing DIS, you select an independently-owned outpatient imaging organization that provides the results needed to your doctor while charging less than area hospital imaging centers and their affiliates,

Hospitals are simply more expensive. Ask them how much a service will cost you. They may not (or don’t want to) be able to tell you.

Then, ask us. Choose Diagnostic Imaging Services: doctor trusted, patient preferred.

Call 504-883-5999 or 985-641-2390 for your very own DIS patient experience.