Get the Most from Your Health Plan

Get more value from your health plan with this simple, easy to understand information. Whether its choosing a health plan that is right for you, getting healthy tips for you and your family, or knowing the ins and outs of being a savvy shopper when it comes to your health plan, here is the information you need, without the headache.

Are You Getting the Most From Your Health Plan?

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    Health Plans with Deductibles

    Does your health plan have a deductible? What does that mean? This article will help you understand how health plans with deductibles work and explain how something that can sound a bit confusing might actually be a good thing. A deductible is the amount you pay for health care services before your coverage kicks in. The concept [...]more

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    Health Plan Tools You Can Use

    Most health plans offer a range of tools that are easy to use and are just a mouse click away. So be sure to take advantage of them — whether you’re getting details of your coverage, checking on a referral, or using helpful tools to keep track of your health and wellness goals. Online access to [...]more

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    What Kind of Health Plan Do You Have, and Is It the Right One for You?

    Let’s face it.  Health plans can be complicated – but complicated doesn’t have to be confusing!  This article will describe a few common , highlight the differences among them, and help determine which one might be best for you. HMOs began with the idea that your doctor should not only take care of you when [...]more

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    Choosing a Health Plan

    Choosing the right does not have to be mind-numbing. You should be aware of several things before making your choice. The following are a few things to consider: Is your doctor on the health plan’s list of participating doctors and hospitals? Some health plans require you to use a specific (or list of participating doctors [...]more

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    The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Your Health Plan

    Your ID card can come in very handy. Keep your member ID card in a safe place so you’ll have easy access to information like the phone number to reach your health plan’s member services department.  Be sure to bring it with you to all your medical appointments, because it will tell both you and [...]more

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    The Right Health Insurance Plan for You

    HMO, PPO, POS, high-deductible plans. So which is the right health insurance plan for you? If you have choices about which health plan to select, are you sure your current plan is the right one for you? Here are some questions to ask yourself that might help you make a decision: Do you mostly go [...]more

You Are Your Best Advocate

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    Your Health Insurance Checklist

    It’s always best to be an educated consumer, no matter what you are buying. That’s especially true when it comes to your health.  And while it’s easy to leave the details to your doctor or your , you have a responsibility to understand your health insurance coverage and to make informed decisions about your care. [...]more

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    Can Staying Healthy Really Be Simple?

    In a word, yes, it can be. In fact, it should be. In this overcomplicated, stressed-out world we live in, learn to live by the words “keep it simple.”  There is no need for complicated diet plans or expensive exercise equipment, or crazy supplements designed to fix problems you didn’t even know you had.  Use [...]more

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    Take Control of Your Health

    It sounds simple, but you may want to think of yourself as the CEO of your health. You have support staff around you – doctors, family, friends. You have access to all sorts of research and reports, and an intense grasp of the product – your body.  So ultimately, the responsibility falls on your shoulders [...]more

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    You Are the Manager of Your Health and Your Wallet

    You wouldn’t walk away from the supermarket check out and leave change on the counter, would you?  The same should be true when it comes to taking advantage of the programs and discounts available to you through your health insurance plan – all designed to help you get, and stay, healthy.  You may be very [...]more

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