Insurance Basics Directory
What you need to know about health insurance, made simple.
Doctor Rating and Review Sites: Reliable?
If you’re looking for a doctor, should you use sites that allow ratings and reviews? WebMD answers your questions.
Hospital Rating and Review Sites: Reliable?
If you're looking for a hospital, which sites should you use? WebMD highlights reliable sites that rate hospitals.
Types of Health Plans: How They Compare
Learn from WebMD about the types of health insurance plans available under the Affordable Care Act.
Obamacare Repeal: What May Replace It
This article explains health insurance ideas that may replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Health Care Reform and Children: College Students, Autism, Prenatal Care, and More
WebMD explains how children and teens will be affected by health care reform.
Denied Medical Care?
Nothing can be more frustrating or confusing than to show up at your doctor's office with symptoms of a health problem, only to be told you can't get the diagnostic test you want, a referral to a specialist, or a specific medical treatment.
What Is the Individual Mandate?
In 2014, every American is subject to the individual mandate. But what it is exactly?
How Long Can You Stay on Your Parents' Insurance?
With the changing healthcare laws, many people aren’t aware of how long their child can stay on their health insurance.
What Is the Difference Between Coinsurance and Copay?
Sometimes when you go to the doctor you have to pay the coinsurance or a co-pay but what’s the difference?
What Is the ACA?
Health care reform kicks in on Jan. 1, 2014, with the Affordable Care Act, also nicknamed “Obamacare.”