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In the old days, health insurance companies were expected to just take in premiums and pay out claims. But we live in changing times. As health care costs continue to rise, we are looking for ways to help you get the best value from your care.
With cost savings in mind, we have created a suite of easy-to-use tools on myRegence.com to help you make better-informed health care decisions for you and your family. In fact, 74 percent of members who use our tools agree that we provide them with information they need to make their health care decisions.
Let's say you need a mammogram or a colonoscopy. Did you know that the cost can be twice as much in one facility versus another? That means more money out of your pocket. Our tools are designed to help you shop around and save money. With our Treatment Cost Estimator, you can compare procedure costs between providers, or explore treatment options so that you know what to expect before setting out on a treatment course. You can even find treatment costs for your geographic area and compare them to other areas Regence serves.
How do you find a doctor, dentist, clinic or other health care provider to fit your needs? With Patient Reviews, you can read helpful reviews from patients just like you. Plus, you can share your own experiences to help others make better-informed decisions. In fact, 25 percent of patients who have used Patient Reviews have changed their choice of provider based on the information they received. You can also compare providers to find those who are accepting new patients, and sort by language spoken, distance from your home, whether a provider is in your network and more.
Ever wished you had your own chef or personal trainer? When you have questions about healthy living, go to My Community, where our nutrition, cooking, exercise and pharmacy experts are waiting to answer your questions. This online forum is also a place where you can share your health knowledge and experiences with other members.
Regence is on the cutting edge when it comes to changing the health insurance landscape for the benefit of our members. And industry experts are applauding our innovation. According to "Case Study: Regence Cracks the Transparency Code," Forrester Research, Inc., April 4, 2012, our online tools are uniquely effective in the industry when it comes to meeting members' needs: "Regence's transparency solution offers capabilities such as patient reviews, provider practice philosophies, and full treatment episode cost estimators. This novel approach is driving high satisfaction and better consumer health decision-making."
We believe in giving our members the information they need to make informed and educated decisions about their health care. We're pleased that our members have been able to benefit from our great tools and resources and that Forrester Research Inc. has recognized the important value it provides.