4 Key Strategies

  1. Utilize generic drugs ? 76.8% of prescriptions filled are generic. They are cheaper and have the same dosage, intended use, effects, safety and strength as brand name drugs.
     
  2. Use the appropriate setting for care, such as Urgent care or Mini-clinics for non-emergencies: Average Emergency Room cost = $1,436 Average Urgent care cost = $166
     
  3. Get recommended preventive visits. It is covered at 100% & early detection is important.
     
  4. PARTICIPATE IN HUMANA VITALITY!!!
  • Complete your Health Risk Assessment
  • Stay active and maintain a healthier lifestyle
  • Participate in online health education courses
  • Reduce your health risk
  • Earn Vitality points
  • Get rewarded

Visit www.humana.com/vitality

Health Care Choices

Xavier University will spend over $9,000,000 in medical premiums for 2012. Better overall utilization will lower the increase we can expect in 2013 and beyond.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Know Where to Get Care

HOME CARE

Minor health issues are often easy to take care of at home.

DOCTOR'S OFFICE

Your doctor knows the best treatment for you.

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RETAIL CLINIC

These clinics are usually in retail stores, supermarkets, and drug stores.

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URGENT CARE

Urgent care is a bridge between your doctor and the emergency room.

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EMERGENCY ROOM

When you think you're having an emergency, trust your instincts and go to the ER.

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