I had the pleasure of attending the Blue Choice educational program this past week and got some very interesting statistics from this session.
Emergency room $2100, $2500 if followed by an admission
Urgent Care Center $189
Outpatient Surgery $1735
Physicians Visit $140
85% of all drugs sold are generic
97% of members choose Generic when they have the choice
Prescription Cost Increases
While the GDP is expected to rise 4.5% over the next 10 years, health care costs are expected to increase 5.8%, and Rx costs 6.7%.
Average Blue Choice Discounts
Inpatient Stay 45%
Mental Health 51%