Insurance

*HEALTHCARE.gov

This web site from the Department of Health and Human Services explains the Affordable Healthcare Act (sometimes called Obama Care) and offers easy to use help for finding health insurance and care no matter what your circumstances.

Website: www.healthcare.gov

 

Posted in Insurance, Medical

Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America

Consumer information on insurance topics and independent insurance agents from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers’ Trade organization.

Website: http://www.iiaa.org

Posted in Insurance

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has a great deal of consumer information on medical insurance and health-related topics.

Website: www.ahrq.gov

Posted in Insurance, Medical

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society provides a great deal of information including insurance advice and tips on obtaining financial assistance for travel, lodging, food, utilities and other needs.

Website: www.cancer.org

Posted in Insurance, Medical

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is a non-profit group that offers excellent insurance and medical information, including links for high-risk insurance pools in 30 states.

Website: www.diabetes.org

Posted in Insurance, Medical

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control offers a wealth of medial and health information.

Website: www.cdc.gov

Posted in Insurance, Medical

Choice Trust

This Consumer Reporting Agency provides reports including tenant reports, employment reports and C.L.U.E. reports on insurance claims you have made. Landlords, potential employers and insurance companies can use these reports. The same site also allows you to order reports to check on medical providers, nursing homes, and run a background check on a variety of service providers such as child care workers or contractors.

Website: www.choicetrust.com

Posted in Consumer Information - General, Consumer Protection Information, Credit Reports, Scores and Laws, Elderly and Aging, Housing Information, Insurance

Health Resources and Services Administration

The government’s Bureau of Primary Health Care. This link provides a directory of Health Centers that will provide primary and preventive care regardless of ability to pay or insurance coverage. Many centers also provide translation and transportation services as well as dental, mental health and substance abuse treatment.

Website: www.bphc.hrsa.gov

Posted in Insurance, Medical

HealthInsurance.info

Consumer guides for getting and keeping health insurance and your rights about health insurance from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute.

Website: www.healthinsurance.info

Posted in Insurance, Medical

Insure Kids Now

President Obama has greatly increased the children’s health insurance program to include many of America’s working class This government site will tell you whether your child or children are eligible for medical and dental coverage.

Phone: 1-877-KIDS-NOW
Website: www.insurekidsnow.gov

Posted in Financial Assistance, Insurance, Medical