Health | Healthcare and Health Insurance

Whether you're choosing a doctor or trying to navigate health insurance jargon, these articles will help you understand the health insurance system.

Utliziation Review

 Utliziation Review

A utilization review is when a health insurance company reviews a request for medical treatment. Learn about the steps in the utilization review process. See more »

Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs)

 Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs)

PPOs are the fastest-growing kind of health care plan. Find out how PPOs are different from other plans and learn about PPO health care options. See more »

How to Choose a Health Insurance Plan

 How to Choose a Health Insurance Plan

A health insurance plan that fits your particular needs is not always easy to find. Find out how to choose a health insurance plan that is right for you. See more »

Inpatient and Outpatient Benefits

 Inpatient and Outpatient Benefits

Inpatient and outpatient benefits cover procedures that require a short doctor visit, or an overnight stay. Learn about inpatient and outpatient benefits. See more »

Co-insurance Overview

 Co-insurance Overview

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Provider Networks

 Provider Networks

Provider networks are lists of physicians and hospitals that provide services to a health insurance plan. Find out how provider networks work. See more »

Insurance Claims

 Insurance Claims

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Catastrophic Insurance

 Catastrophic Insurance

Catastrophic insurance is minimum coverage that only protects against a catastrophic injury. Learn about the pros and cons of catastrophic insurance coverage. See more »

Prescription Drug Basics

 Prescription Drug Basics

Prescription drug benefits can exclude high-cost drugs in order to keep the cost of co-pays low. Learn more about prescription drug benefits. See more »

Out-of-pocket Expenses

 Out-of-pocket Expenses

Out-of-pocket expenses are expenses that a health care plan does not cover. Learn about out-of-pocket expenses and the types of out-of-pocket expenses. See more »