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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.

The Contact Lens Rule and the Eyeglass Rule

Library: English | The Contact Lens Rule and the Eyeglass Rule: Consumers have important vision care rights

The approximately 75% of U.S. adults who need some type of corrective lenses spend billions of dollars each year on eye exams and eyewear, yet few understand their rights under the federal Contact Lens Rule and Eyeglass Rule. This publication explains those rights, provides links to additional information, and tells you where you can report violations of the rules.

Category: Consumer Rights Medical/Healthcare on Nov 09, 2020

 
Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits

Library: English | Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits: Coping with COVID-19

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it’s important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they’re covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

Category: COVID-19 Pandemic Insurance Internet Medical/Healthcare Privacy Rights Technology on Sep 21, 2020

 
Financial health and FinTech COVID relief

Library: English | Financial health and FinTech COVID relief
The financial health and FinTech community has mobilized to offer online resources, coaching, financial support and other relief to consumers. Category: Banking Credit COVID-19 Pandemic Credit Cards Debt Collection Discrimination Housing Internet Medical/Healthcare Micro Business Mortgages Money Management Technology on Jun 01, 2020

 
Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak

Library: English | Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak

Our staff is keeping this resource guide up to date with information about COVID-19 resources, including the federal CARES Act relief package. Bookmark this page and check back regularly.

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, public and private resources are becoming available to help deal with lost wages, illness and school closures.

We will continue to update this list as we learn more.

Category: Banking COVID-19 Pandemic Fraud/Scams Insurance Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Student Loans Taxes Telecom Tenant Rights on Mar 18, 2020

 
Health Insurance Evaluation

Library: English | Health Insurance Evaluation
Use this form to get feedback from participants after your health insurance presentation. Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 22, 2019

 
Medicare True-or-False

Library: English | Medicare True-or-False
Class exercise for “Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare.” Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 21, 2019

 
Test Your Knowledge

Library: English | Test Your Knowledge

Class exercise for “Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance.”

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 21, 2019

 
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

 
 

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