Posts Tagged ‘HMO’

Health Insurance 101 – Video Tutorials, Brought To You By Humana

Author: Kelley Filice Jensen

Sponsored by Humana, these short videos provide concise answers to common health insurance questions received by health insurance providers, health insurance agents and health insurance brokers.  Learn more, make sure you can answer these questions about your health insurance needs.

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HEALTH INSURANCE 101 – Common Insurance Terms

Author: Kelley Filice Jensen

Most things have a language all their own, and when you know the language, everything becomes shockingly less confusing.  Here is a partial list of common terms used when discussing individual health insurance plans and group health insurance plans.  Learn more by watching health insurance informational videos sponsored by Humana.    And, make sure you can answer these questions about your health insurance needs.

CARRIER – An insurance company that provides a health plan.  Examples would be Blue Cross, Aetna, Health Net or several others.  A carrier could also be a Health Maintenance Organization (or HMO) which may not technically be an insurance company, but HMO’s are also carriers that provide health plans.  See More Carriers, and get quotes now.

Prescription Drugs, age 65 and Medicare Part D

At age 65, many people find themselves using prescription drugs to maintain their health and well being.  But, as we approach 65 and become eligible for medicare, our resources and methods of paying for prescription drugs change.  Here are some common questions about Medicare Part D, as well as information about medicare supplemental insurance.  Do you need medicare explained?

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How will my Rx coverage change when I turn 65?

Medicare Explained

If you are over the age of 64, or if you know someone approaching 65, you are probably considering options for health care coverage and have many questions about Social Security, Medicare, prescriptions and everything else as well as how it all coordinates together.  Click here for other quick tips on picking an individual health insurance plan.

What is medicare, who is eligible, and when are they eligible?

Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, under 65 with certain disabilities or any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure).

Is Medicare the same as Social Security?

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