English Library: Insurance

Most Consumer Action publications are available for download, some 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.

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Insurance Fraud

Library: English | How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Insurance Fraud: A Consumer Guide for Asian Americans

An illustrated brochure describing the warning signs of insurance fraud, with some concrete steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim. Though written specifically to help Asian Americans, this brochure contains information helpful to all consumers. It details several types of insurance fraud, such as: fake policies, premium fraud, unlicensed agents, unnecessary services, and insurance scams. It also describes how to get your money back and where to complain about insurance fraud.

Category: Auto Lending/Insurance Fraud/Scams Insurance on Apr 01, 2008

 
What Asian Americans Should Know About Insurance Fraud

Library: English | What Asian Americans Should Know About Insurance Fraud: A Training Manual for Community-Based Organizations

An 8-page, illustrated manual written to help agency staff answer their clients’ questions about insurance fraud. Though written specifically for agencies that work with Asian Americans, it contains information relevant to any consumer’s questions. It includes an appendix listing the insurance regulators for the top ten states with the largest Asian American populations.

Category: Fraud/Scams Insurance on Apr 01, 2008

 
It’s Your Health - How to get the most out of your HMO

Library: English | It’s Your Health - How to get the most out of your HMO

A 16-page, illustrated booklet that describes doctor-patient relationships, knowing what is usually covered in HMO plans, standing up for your rights, and how to handle quality-of-care issues. Includes a 17-point coverage checklist.

Category: Insurance on Jun 01, 2001

 
Questions & Answers about Life Insurance

Library: English | Questions & Answers about Life Insurance: A training manual for community-based advocates

An 8-page manual written to help agency staff answer their clients’ questions about life insurance.

Category: Insurance on Apr 01, 1998

 
A Few Facts About Life Insurance

Library: English | A Few Facts About Life Insurance: How to Get the Coverage you Really Need

A fact sheet that discusses several elements of life insurance: who needs it; how to shop for it; how much coverage one needs; differences between Term insurance and Cash-value insurance; and insurance discrimination.

Category: Insurance on Apr 01, 1998

 
 

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