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Do you have concerns about the cost of a colonoscopy? It has been rumored that colonoscopies are expensive, but did you know that most screening colonoscopies are covered under private insurance and Medicare? Read on as we dispel the myth that colonoscopies are too expensive.

Health insurance is an agreement between you and an insurance company of your choosing. You purchase the plan that best matches your healthcare needs, and the insurance company agrees to pay all or part of your medical costs when you get sick or hurt.

A High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) is a plan with a higher deductible than a traditional health insurance plan. The monthly premium is usually lower, but you pay more healthcare costs yourself before the insurance company starts to pay its share.

A High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) can be a wise way to save money on health insurance and take a proactive role in your healthcare.

Although you may be dreading the bowel prep before your colonoscopy, don’t worry. Easy colonoscopy prep is possible through a clear liquid diet and a “low volume colonoscopy prep.”