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Information about all aspects of finances affected by a serious health condition. Includes income sources such as work, investments, and private and government disability programs, and expenses such as medical bills, and how to deal with financial problems.
Information about all aspects of health care from choosing a doctor and treatment, staying safe in a hospital, to end of life care. Includes how to obtain, choose and maximize health insurance policies.
Answers to your practical questions such as how to travel safely despite your health condition, how to avoid getting infected by a pet, and what to say or not say to an insurance company.

In order to understand a health insurance policy, it is best to first understand the concept that underlies the policy. An understanding of the concept provides a framework in which to understand the specific terms.

For information on the basic types of health insurance available in the U.S. today, see: Types Of Health Insurance.

If you know the specific type of policy in which you are interested, see:

To help understand the terms in each policy, see: Health Insurance: Terms To Know