Health Insurance

This module covers all types of health insurance—individual coverage purchased on or off the Health Insurance Marketplace or provided by government programs such as Medicaid, employer-sponsored health plans, and Medicare—as well as options for those who do not have access to coverage due to eligibility or affordability constraints.

 

Publication List

Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance

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.

Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan

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.

Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare

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.

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

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).

Individual health insurance - PowerPoint training slides

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.

Employer-sponsored health plans - PowerPoint training slides

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.

Medicare - PowerPoint training slides

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.

Test Your Knowledge

Test Your Knowledge

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

What Would You Advise?

What Would You Advise?

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

Medicare True-or-False

Medicare True-or-False
Class exercise for “Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare.”

Health Insurance Evaluation

Health Insurance Evaluation
Use this form to get feedback from participants after your health insurance presentation.

 

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