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The Simple Dollar Guide to Health Insurance

Last Update:12/7/2016
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Mission

As an informed consumer, understanding the building blocks of health insurance can help you avoid confusing, even misleading, lingo, which will ultimately end up saving you money. Regardless of the particulars of any plan, some concepts are applicable to all of them.

This guide will take you through the health insurance essentials, teaching you how to go about making the stressful financial and medical decisions without compromising your coverage.

Program Description

The Guide is broken up into 6 parts:

Part I: Health Insurance Fundamentals

Coverage OptionsGroup PlansSelf-Funded vs. Fully Insured Group PlansIndividual PlansExpanding Your Individual PlanCost Terminology

Part II: The State of Health Insurance in the U.S. Today

Advantages of a Private PolicyLimitations of Private PoliciesWhat is Public Insurance?


Part III: Health Insurance for Young Adults

College StudentsSingle Young Adults

Part IV: Young Families and their Health Insurance Needs

How Do I Choose?Young Families


Part V: Health Insurance Concerns Entering the Retirement Years

Medicare Ultra-Basics


Part VI: The Changing Face of Health Insurance in America

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