Understanding Your Coverage
As a healthcare consumer you have important rights that protect your access to health care. But all health plans are not created equal. Understanding the health services you need and what your plan covers will help you make proactive steps when seeking care that can help you avoid or minimize claim denials.
The health care law provides important protections for all health care consumers. It has key provisions that are beneficial for people living with arthritis.
The Medicare program has evolved since it was first introduced in 1965, but important rights and protections remain for covered individuals.
If you are newly insured, thinking about switching plans, or considering supplemental coverage, there are 10 key areas of health care services that people with arthritis may need. Find out what your plan covers and what it doesn’t.
After you receive a health care service or product and an insurance claim has been filed, you’ll receive an explanation of benefits (EOB) from your insurer. Understanding this document is an important step before appealing a denied claim.
Getting access to your prescription medications is critical to managing your arthritis. Follow these steps to ensure you get the drugs you need in a timely manner.