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This money-saving package includes the 4th edition of Health Insurance Today?Textbook and Workbook.
Congress has seen a renewed interest in the market for private health insurance since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). This book provides an overview of private-sector (as opposed to government-provided) health insurance. It serves as an introduction to health insurance from the point of view of many consumers under the age of 65. Furthermore, the book provides background information about modifying or building on the current health insurance system; discusses how understanding the potential impact of such proposals requires a working knowledge of how health insurance is provided, purchased, and regulated; and describes various ACA provisions that affect the private insurance market.
A comprehensive guide designed to help consumers understand the American health insurance system so that they can obtain the benefits to which they are entitled. Epstein explains the ins and outs of both new and traditional health insurance plans, including traditional individual and group policies, HMOs and other types of managed care plans, self-funded plans, Medicare, Medicare HMOs, Medigap, long-term care, COBRA, CHAMPUS, and Medical Savings Accounts.
Written by a nationally syndicated columnist, this useful volume also deals with special health insurance issues related to children, adults with special needs, and individuals who may need long-term care. In addition, Epstein provides valuable information for individuals who are in the process of changing jobs or making changes in their marital or family status, choosing a health insurance plan, or arranging long-term care-including placement in a nursing home or an assisted-living facility-for an aging parent. The book has a practical focus with a variety of tables and worksheets to help consumers establish a system for preventing health insurance problems, and for dealing with any health insurance problems that may arise. It also contains answers to common questions about health insurance, and provides a list of organizations that offer detailed information and advice in regard to specific health insurance problems.
As parents, it is only natural that we will worry about our children's health from time to time. However, you can go a long way towards putting your mind at ease by understanding how your child's body works normally, so that you can identify what may be the problem when they do get sick. "Simple Guides Your Kid's Health A-H" and its companion book "Simple Guides Your Kid's Health H-Z" provides you with this background information and then describes some of the most common ailments that your child is likely to experience as they grow up.
Most people are confused by the jargon and strange language used when working with their insurance policy. Do you know whether you own a "Condominium" or a "Fee Simple" property? Does your Association have large per-unit deductibles that you may be responsible to pay regardless of fault? Discover how you can make sure you have the right insurance coverage and not be left without getting reimbursed from your insurance policy because you didn't purchase the proper policy.