Health Care Insurance

Understanding insurance and managed care can be difficult. But grasping this topic plays an important role in your health care decisions. Here you will find information to guide you.

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  • » Stimulus Package Makes COBRA More Affordable
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  • » Ten Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Health Plan
    Use the following 10 questions from the American Medical Association to help pick your health plan.
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    These resources can help you understand Medicare’s prescription drug benefits.
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    An electronic version of “Your Medicare Rights and Protections,” which clearly outlines the key safeguards governing the original Medicare plan, Medicare Health plans, and the Medicare Drug plans, is available online.
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