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Get the Most From Your Doctor’s Visit

Heading to your primary care doctor? Make sure you have everything you need—when arriving and leaving.

5 Ways to Avoid Unexpected Costs

We all know that staying healthy is the best way to avoid medical costs. That’s why you can take advantage of free fitness classes at Your Blue StoreSM and our healthy living programs. However, when you do need care, these tips can help you get the most value from your BCBSRI plan.

Why You Need an A1c Test If You Have Diabetes

The hemoglobin A1c test is a simple blood test that checks how much sugar, or glucose, is stuck to your red blood cells. This test also is called the glycohemoglobin test or the A1c test. Most doctors think the A1c test is the best way to monitor your diabetes over the long term.

Hospitals: How-to Guide

Choosing the right hospital can make a big difference in your health and your costs.

5 Reasons to Love Electronic Health Records

Electronic health records can help protect your health and improve your experience at the doctor: