The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.
Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.
Some insurance companies allow policies to be extended to unmarried partners.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
Maryland’s health exchange says 1,407 households have registered for a retroactive coverage option offered by insurers in the exchange.
Gov. Martin O’Malley declares the state’s health care exchange “functional,” a huge step up from the admitted “big mess” that it was on Oct. 1.
More than 3,100 Maryland households have chosen to enroll through the state’s online marketplace for health insurance.
Newly approved rates for health plans that will be sold in the individual market through Maryland’s new health benefit exchange will have some of the lowest costs among the 12 states that have either proposed or approved rates, the state’s insurance commissioner said Friday.
Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured people more choices than they now have, the White House said Thursday. Many of the 14 million people who currently buy their own insurance plans could also benefit.