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Consumers" guide to health plans

Center for the Study of Services (Washington, D.C.)

Consumers" guide to health plans

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Published by Center for Study of Services in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Preferred provider organizations (Medical care),
  • Medigap,
  • Periodicals,
  • Health insurance,
  • Public opinion,
  • Consumer education,
  • Evaluation,
  • Health maintenance organizations

  • Edition Notes

    Title from cover.

    Other titlesHealth plans, Washington consumers" checkbook.
    StatementConsumers" checkbook
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA413.5.U5 C67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26910591M
    LC Control Number98642147
    OCLC/WorldCa33926978

    Consumer Protection > Food > Health > History > Housing > Money > Travel > Español. Your Disaster Checklist. This is a checklist to help consumers gather the financial information they would need after an emergency. Order this publication > These action steps will help guide you toward the right student loan for you. Order this. Health Insurance: Checkup on Costs There are two main types of costs to think about: How much will the premium cost me each month whether or not I need any health care? How much will I have to pay if I need health care? Be careful to think about the second question as well as the first because plans with the lowest monthly premiums may end up costing you far more if you actually need health care.


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