How Do I Find Out About the Health Insurance Plan I'm Considering?
Call the health insurance company or an agent. Ask questions. If you are getting health insurance through work call your benefit's coordinator. Speak to your co-workers. Speak with others who have the same plan. Do some homework.
Maybe you are looking for help with health insurance because you can't afford it. For information on Medicare, you can call them directly at 1-800-638-6833. You can also visit their website at www.medicare.gov.
Consumer information on all of the health insurance plans that exist today is available. These organizations can help and even answer questions. Check with the main health insurance trade associations. Your best bets are:
- American Association of Health Plans www.aahp.org
- Life and Health Foundation for Education www.life-line.org
- Health Insurance Association of America www.hiaa.org
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