published to June 16, 2014
If you are one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health insurance through a new health insurance marketplace,®Medicaid, or Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP), From compensation to care The materials will help answer any questions you may have so you can get the most out of your health insurance. Resources are available at: marketplace.cms.gov/c2cTopics covered include:
- Understand what health insurance covers: Start by understanding how your health insurance and coverage work. Familiarize yourself with the services covered and the amount you have to pay. You can also find out what the new terms mean and how they apply to your insurance.
- Stay healthy using prevention: Your coverage is designed to help you, not just get sick. After all, prevention is an important part of staying healthy. Under the Affordable Care Act, many preventive services are covered at no out-of-pocket or additional cost.
- Emergency Medicine Understanding the Difference Between Primary and Primary Care: If you have a regular check-up or if you feel unwell, please visit your local medical institution. If you feel unwell or have a life-threatening situation, go to the emergency department. You can pay a higher co-payment or co-insurance for emergency medical visits.
- Post-interview follow-up: Remember, leaving your provider doesn’t stop you from getting good care. Follow your healthcare provider’s instructions and schedule a follow-up if necessary. fill in the necessary prescriptions.
If you have any questions about your new medical coverage, please contact your insurance company directly or call 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325). If you need assistance, a trained representative is available 24/7 at Marketplace Call Her Center.if you have Medicaid or CHIP Coverage QuestionsPlease contact your state agency directly for more information.