Understanding Health Insurance
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Health Insurance Explained
A quick, lighthearted overview of health insurance. This short video covers the "need-to-know" facts for individuals getting insured for the first time or looking for a new plan.
“Health Insurance Explained” The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, accessed June 2015, http://kff.org/health-reform/video/health-insurance-explained-youtoons/?utm_source=kff&utm_medium=tile&utm_content=home&utm_campaign=consumer
Picking A Plan on the Marketplace
Watch this video for a quick overview of things to consider when picking a health plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
How to Choose a Plan in the Health Insurance Marketplace (Extended version). Healthcare.gov. Accessed June 2015. https://www.healthcare.gov/lower-costs/save-on-monthly-premiums/
Advance Premium Tax Credits
If you are above the cutoff for medicaid, you may still qualify for Tax Credits on the Health Insurance Marketplace; these can be used to make your plan more affordable by lowering monthly premiums or providing a year-end refund. Watch the video to learn how they work!
"Get Lower Costs on Monthly Premiums in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Healthcare.gov. Accessed June 2015. https://www.healthcare.gov/lower-costs/save-on-monthly-premiums/