Insurance Topic: Health Insurance

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CA News & Special Reports

CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - January 2021 The January 2021 issue of Consumer Action INSIDER highlights our new guide to the Earned Income Tax Credit, titled Get Credit for Your Hard Work; outlines our work with funding partners (including Wells Fargo) to teach people how to best handle coronavirus-related challenges, including children's and teens' mental health and privacy in the age of remote learning; addresses the issue of free versus paid COVID-19 testing (and how you can find out if your insurance should cover tests); details our recent coalition efforts; shares the latest happenings at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and announces new settlements posted in our Class Action Database. (Monday, January 04, 2021)

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Five Recent Publications

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Korean)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응. 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.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Vietnamese)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Vietnamese) Đối Phó với 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.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Chinese)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Chinese) 應對 COVID-19(新冠肺炎). 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.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Spanish)

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al 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.

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits

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.

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BookNotes

Prescription for Real Health Care Reform Cover ArtPrescription for Real Health Care Reform 

Conversations on how to reform healthcare are long-standing and varied. But healthcare costs have soared, health insurance companies get richer and even those who pay dearly for health insurance frequently find that their policies don’t adequately cover them when they need their coverage most.

The Insurance Maze Cover ArtThe Insurance Maze 

Without proper insurance - health, auto, homeowners, life, disability, or long-term care - an unexpected event can quickly derail your financial plans and put your life savings at risk. Insurance is an essential part of financial planning, but many people are paying hundreds -…

The New Health Insurance Solution Cover ArtThe New Health Insurance Solution 

If you don't have a traditional employer health plan you might be looking for good, affordable health insurance. The New Health Insurance Solution includes ways to cut your health insurance costs in half if:

  • You're self-employed, an independent contractor, or your employer…

Sick Cover ArtSick 

According to the new book "Sick" by Jonathan Cohn, America's health care system is unraveling. Every day, millions of hard-working people struggle to find affordable medical treatment for themselves and their families and are unable to pay for prescription drugs and regular check-ups, let…

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