English Library: Medical/Healthcare

All Consumer Action publications are available online, with most also available as a PDF download. Government agencies, nonprofits and other community-based organizations who wish to distribute our publications for educational purposes can use the PDF file to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

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

 
Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future

The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part three, Planning a Secure Future, focuses on leaving the workforce, funding your retirement and protecting what you’ve accumulated. Topics include tapping your investments and home equity, staying adequately insured, managing medical expenses, the basics of estate planning and, for some grandparents, raising a second family.

Category: Insurance Investing Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Money Management on Apr 05, 2016

 
Health Records Privacy in California

Library: English | Health Records Privacy in California: Protecting your privacy as patient records go digital

This fact sheet provides an introduction to electronic health records and your health information privacy rights. To learn more, refer to the companion resource, Health Records Privacy in California: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, which provides additional information in a Q&A format.

Category: Medical/Healthcare Privacy Rights on Jun 19, 2013

 
Health Records Privacy in California Q&A

Library: English | Health Records Privacy in California Q&A: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

The Health Records Privacy in California backgrounder, written in Q&A format, answers many questions about electronic health records and the health information privacy rights of California residents, from how patients can access their own health records to what steps they can take to better protect their personal information.

Category: Medical/Healthcare Privacy Rights on Jun 19, 2013

 
 

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