Healthcare Choices
HEALTH INSURANCE

What Is Coinsurance? 

Your share of a health service covered by your insurance.

HEALTH INSURANCE

What Is a PPO Health Insurance Plan? 

The most popular type of health insurance.

HEALTH CONSUMER

3 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About His or Her Orders 

Don’t accept any recommendation until you know why you need it, and how it will help.

SURVIVE AND THRIVE

The Case for Swiss-Style Healthcare in the U.S. 

Reforms to Obamacare could provide universal coverage, reduce the federal deficit, and improve the health of the poor.

SURVIVE AND THRIVE

ACOs Just May Save American Healthcare 

These networks of doctors, hospitals, and other providers are consumerizing and changing healthcare.

HEALTH CONSUMER

Preventing Medical Identification Theft 

Be aggressive about checking your credit and medical records, and hold your healthcare providers accountable.

HEALTH INSURANCE

Making Sense of the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace 

Alaska and rural Southern states will see fewer choices.

HEALTH INSURANCE

What Is a Copayment? 

Your share of the cost of seeing your doctor.

HEALTH CONSUMER

Being Your Own Health Advocate 

You should ask your healthcare providers questions and review your medical records.

HEALTH CONSUMER

Do You Need a Health Coach?  

If you want to improve your lifestyle and eat better, a health coach could help.

CHOOSING A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER

What Is a Walk-In Clinic? 

Convenient care options offer patients a quick alternative to the family doctor’s office.

HEALTH INSURANCE

Is High-Deductible Health Insurance Right for You? 

High out-of-pocket costs may force some people to put off care.

HEALTH CONSUMER

When The Doctor Has Bad News 

Some doctors aren’t trained to do this well — but loved ones can help.