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Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Consumer Action's Publications page.

Library of English Publications, Sorted by Date

What Would You Advise?

Library: English | What Would You Advise?.

Class exercise for “Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan.”

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 21, 2019

 
Medicare - PowerPoint training slides

Library: English | Medicare - PowerPoint training slides.

This downloadable PowerPoint presentation, for use by consumer educators, provides a visual component to the “Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare” fact sheet that helps to engage learners and improve retention.

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 20, 2019

 
Individual health insurance - PowerPoint training slides

Library: English | Individual health insurance - PowerPoint training slides.

This downloadable PowerPoint presentation, for use by consumer educators, provides a visual component to the “Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance” fact sheet that helps to engage learners and improve retention.

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 20, 2019

 
Employer-sponsored health plans - PowerPoint training slides

Library: English | Employer-sponsored health plans - PowerPoint training slides. This downloadable PowerPoint presentation, for use by consumer educators, provides a visual component to the "Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan" fact sheet that helps to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 20, 2019

 
Questions and answers about individual, group and government health insurance options

Library: English | Questions and answers about individual, group and government health insurance options. This backgrounder, written in Q&A format, helps answer many questions consumers may have about their health insurance options that are not covered in the three fact sheets (on individual health plans and government programs, employer-sponsored health plans, and Medicare). Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 19, 2019

 
Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare

Library: English | Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare. Medicare is not a one-size-fits-all program—the choices you make affect your coverage and costs. This publication explains when and how to enroll in Medicare, what each of the “Parts” of the program cover, what to consider when making your coverage choices and where to find more information. Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 14, 2019

 
Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan

Library: English | Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan.

Choosing the wrong health insurance plan can result in inadequate coverage and higher out-of-pocket costs, so it’s important to understand how to make the best choice. This publication explains how employer-sponsored health insurance works, how to approach the selection process, and what to know about enrolling and maintaining coverage.

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 14, 2019

 
Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance

Library: English | Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance. If you don’t have employer-sponsored health insurance or Medicare, figuring out your coverage options can be daunting. This publication explains the various sources of individual (not “group”) health insurance (including detailed information about the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace), how to purchase coverage, and what your options for health care are if you have very low income or are ineligible for certain programs. Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 12, 2019

 
Tax Basics for Earners in the ‘Sharing Economy’

Library: English | Tax Basics for Earners in the ‘Sharing Economy’.

The sharing economy might enable you to put a little extra cash in your pockets in your spare time, or it could be your primary source of income. Either way, earning money will have an impact on your tax situation. This publication, while not tax advice, will help you understand how to report your income and expenses accurately, why you should take advantage of all the deductions you’re entitled to, how to avoid an unpleasant surprise when you file your tax return, and where to get more information and assistance.

Category: Money Management Taxes on Jan 02, 2019

 
Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2019 Tax Year)

Library: English | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2019 Tax Year) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal EITC.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2019 tax year.

Category: Money Management Taxes on Nov 20, 2018

 

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