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.
Dental Insurance Plans: What’s Covered, What’s Not
Do you understand the fine print of your dental insurance plan? Here’s a primer on what it may cover and what it probably doesn’t.
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 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 a Catastrophic Health Plan?
A catastrophic health plan sounds like it should cover catastrophes, but what is it really?
What Is a Flexible Spending Account?
A flexible spending account might help you pay for your health care costs.
What Is the Individual Mandate?
In 2014, every American is subject to the individual mandate. But what it is exactly?