Find high quality and affordable doctors
Wouldn't it be great if you could easily compare prices and read patient reviews for doctors and medical services? Now you can. See a demo of Castlight.
Castlight is a free service for Purdue employees, their spouses/same-sex domestic partners and adult dependents who are covered on the Purdue Health Plan, the Purdue Health Plan Plus HSA 1 or the Purdue Health Plan Plus HSA 2.
Castlight helps you find a high-quality doctor at an affordable price before you make an appointment. With Castlight you can:
- Compare nearby doctors and medical facilities based on the price you'll pay and quality of care. See demo.
- See personalized cost estimates based on your location, health plan, and whether you’ve paid your deductible. See demo.
- Review step-by-step explanations of past medical spending so you know how much you paid and why. See demo.
Why Use Castlight?
Prices for medical services vary a lot. It may surprise you, but prices for medical services can be different depending on where you go. Out-of-pocket costs for a standard office visit can range from $80 to $250. For other types of visits, lab tests, and x-rays, the range can be even larger. Frequently you can find exactly the same service for a lower price without any difference in the quality of care.
Better care doesn't have to be expensive care. Prices for medical services have almost nothing to do with a doctor's education, years of experience or skill. A high price could mean that the doctor belongs to a large group or hospital that was able to set a high price with the insurance carrier.
Castlight is your one-stop shop to manage your health care budget.
Lots of resources are available to help you get started with Castlight. You can go online to register your account and explore the site, read the Frequently Asked Questions or just call a Castlight Guide for help.
Castlight Guides are dedicated experts who are able to provide full access to the Castlight service over the telephone. You can reach a Castlight Guide by calling toll-free 888-272-9572, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET.