This book describes basic information about Medicare, Medicaid, commercial health insurance and special medical coverage available in the United States. It includes provisions of the Affordable Care Act, levels of care and defines common terms used in policies explanation of coordination of benefits. More
Do you know what medical care your insurance covers? Do you understand when Medicare may stop paying for medical care or that Medicare managed care plans require approval for care the same as commercial insurance plans? This book contains information for everyone but all information pertains to everyone. You may want to learn about commercial plans for you and your family but you may also need to understand how Medicare applies to your elderly parents or disabled relatives. Knowledge helps individuals plan for and make decisions before faced with medical emergencies or forced to decide on permanent placement and/or end of life issues. You may only read the sections that apply to your current situation but I hope you read all the information for general knowledge and to gain a degree of insight into our country's medical environment.