What is Health Insurance Literacy?

Are you health insurance literate?  People’s literacy lies on a spectrum of knowledge with the majority skewed to the least literate side. Do you have the knowledge, ability and confidence to find and evaluate information about health plans, select the best plan for your own (or family’s) financial and health circumstances, and use the plan … Continue reading What is Health Insurance Literacy?

What’s your health insurance literacy?

The Kaiser Family Foundation created a simple 10-question quiz to identify your level of literacy with health insurance terms. Take the quiz and compare yourself to others who took the quiz. You may be surprised to learn you’re as smart as a sixth grader. Kaiser Health Insurance Quiz Health insurance literacy or HIL is a … Continue reading What’s your health insurance literacy?

Understand your health insurance coverage for COVID-19 treatment

Health insurance companies are taking proactive and supportive positions when it comes to COVID-19.  According to public announcements made by many of the national insurance carriers in the United States, the cost of testing for COVID-19 may be covered at 100%. What type of treatment and services should I expect to see billed to my … Continue reading Understand your health insurance coverage for COVID-19 treatment