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Health insurance is tricky in more ways than one. Start here to better understand the ins and outs, jargon, and more. Then learn more about options to consider and ways to navigate the system.
Doctors use guidelines to make decisions
What Are Medical Guidelines?
For a secure future you've got to plan for it
What Is Post-Claims Underwriting?
The 6 Best Prescription Discount Cards of 2021
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What Is a High Deductible Health Plan?
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What Is State Continuation of Health Insurance?
Spouses may want to be on the same plan, or they may not. There's no one-size-fits-all answer
Should Married Couples Have Separate Health Insurance?
Health Insurance If You Live in More Than One State
How Health Insurance Works When You Live in Multiple States
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How to Find a Doctor When You Are Sick
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What Is a Health Reimbursement Arrangement?
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When Insurers Deny Emergency Department Claims
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Minimum Value From Health Insurance: What Does It Mean?
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What Is Self-Insured Health Insurance and How Is It Regulated?
Illinois Rep. Henry Hyde.
What Is the Hyde Amendment?
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What Is a Health Insurance Death Spiral?
Prescription drugs can be ordered over the Internet.
5 Mistakes People Make During Medicare Open Enrollment
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Being Dual Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
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Your Options During Medicare Open Enrollment
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Does Health Insurance Cover Transgender Health Care?
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Pregnant With No Maternity Insurance? What Now?
A patient presents a health insurance card.
What an Out-of-Network Provider Means
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How to Talk About Health Insurance
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Health Insurance Provider Network
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Medically Needy Income Levels
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How Healthcare Rationing Works
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Factors to Consider When You Get Health Insurance
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What You Need to Know About Coinsurance
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Catastrophic Health Insurance Overview
Female doctor giving a health insurance card to a patient
What to Know About Universal Health Care Coverage
A doctor fills out a prescription.
How Prior Authorization Works
Growing profits
Do Health Insurance Companies Make Profits?
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Best Long-Term Care Insurance Companies
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Actuarial Value and Your Health Insurance
Receptionist giving insurance card to patient.
How Adverse Selection Works in Health Care
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What is Pre-Approval in Health Insurance?
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Learn More About Out-of-Pocket Maximum
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COBRA vs. Obamacare: Which Is Better?
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Deductible vs. Copayment: What's the Difference?
How Your Family Health Insurance Deductible Works
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Differences Between Copay and Health Coinsurance
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Losing Your Health Insurance and Special Enrollment
Health insurance helps patients get the medical care they require
Health Insurance Options for Young Adults
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Can't Pay Your Health Insurance Deductible? What Now?
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Differences Between a Deductible and Coinsurance
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What Is an HMO and How Does It Work?
Woman hospitalized in observation status being checked on by her doctor.
What Is Hospital Observation Status?
What Is an Aggregate Deductible & How Does It Work?
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What to Do When You Miss Open Enrollment
Taking care of insurance paperwork and healthcare deductibles
What Counts Toward Your Health Insurance Deductible?
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How a Health Insurance Co-Op Works
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What Is a PPO and How Does It Work?
Why Your Health Insurance Won't Pay for Your Care
Charges on a medical bill
Health Insurance Reasonable and Customary Fee
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What to Do If You Have Lost Your Health Insurance
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The Basics of Major Medical Health Insurance
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Understanding Health Insurance Premium Increases
Cost-sharing and your health insurance.
Cost-Sharing in Healthcare Overview
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Preparing to Go Without Health Insurance
A receptionist examines a patient’s insurance information.
Benefits of a Value-Based Payment System
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What Is Guaranteed Issue in Health Insurance?
Understand Your Health Insurance—7 Key Concepts