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How Much Will Your Health Care Cost?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
It can be hard to figure out how much your health care will cost ahead of time. Here are some tips for preparing for the cost of your procedures.

Handling an Insurance Dispute
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
What to do if your health insurance denies you coverage for a procedure.

Survival Tips for Family Caregivers
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
If a family member or friend has a serious medical illness or procedure, you may be called on to provide care after your loved one leaves the hospital, emergency room or doctor’s office. Assisting with their health care needs frequently falls on untrained family members or friends.

What Is Palliative Care?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
Palliative care provides therapies are designed to make patients more comfortable and ease the symptoms of serious illnesses or conditions. Learn more.

Choosing a Nursing Home
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
Choosing a nursing home for a family member can be a challenging and exhausting process.

What Is Watchful Waiting?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Make Good Treatment Decisions
Sometimes, the best treatment is to wait and see. Learn more about watchful waiting.

Making Plans for Your End-of-Life Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
It’s important to make your wishes known to your family and doctors regarding treatment at the end-of-life. Here are resources to help you have this conversation.

What Is Hospice?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
Hospice care can provide extra support for people near the end-of-life and their families. Here’s what you need to know.

Participate in Your Treatment
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Participate in Your Treatment
Better health is more likely when we agree on a plan of action with our doctor and follow it.

Organize Your Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Organize Your Health Care

Pay for Your Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Seek insurance and manage the worrisome chores of arranging and paying for care.

Make Good Treatment Decisions
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Make Good Treatment Decisions
We must understand what our treatment choices are and their risks and benefits.

Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
Document your wishes to reduce the chance of receiving care not consistent with your values.