According to a recent Health Affairs study, one hospitalized COVID-19 case would cost a median of $14,366, excluding follow-up care. This is another reminder of the economic impact COVID-19 is having on patients and the health care system. Now more than ever, it’s critical that consumers are utilizing the right cost saving tools to avoid further financial impact stemming from this pandemic. While many pressing questions are left unanswered during this unsettling time, at Sapphire Digital we are a resource to empower consumers to help mitigate the financial strain. Taking the time to make the best possible choices for high-quality, cost-effective care will yield the most benefits for all.