Aetna has expanded Aetna Navigatorits online tool that lets member patients see and compare prices of common services and procedures by network physiciansto include optometrists, audiologists, chiropractors, occupational therapists, physical therapists, podiatrists, speech pathologists and speech therapists.
The tool displays
In these tough economic times, many people may think about ways to reduce their expenses, such as cutting back on vacations or finding ways to be thrifty at the grocery store, but consumers may not consider the ways they can stretch their budgets by maximizing their health benefits, says Kathy Campbell,
Aetnas price transparency tool was beta-tested in
The company says the purpose of Aetna Navigator is to allow members to compare costs and highlight the value of accessing in-network care compared to out of network doctors.