A Guide to Health Insurance

Navigating the System

Empower yourself as a patient, and learn how to get the most out of your benefits. Each plan is different, so this section of our guide will help you understand what it is that you should look for when you receive your insurance information.  This section will help you navigate the health care system when you need care.

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Navigating the System / Making the most out of your coverage
Spending a little time to prepare before you go to the doctor can help you get what you need from the visit. Think about why you are going to see the doctor   Annual wellness check. Focus questions on how to keep healthy. If you bring up specific health problems, that may change the focus of the visit and how the doctor bills for the type of service. Be aware that the amount your insurance covers and the amount you will pay depends on the type of service provided.    First visit. Be on time…