Insurance Basics

4 Things to Think About When Choosing Your Health Plan During Open Enrollment

Whether you are getting coverage for the first time or changing to a new plan, understanding your coverage options can help with your decision process.

Learn More

 In Your State

Comprehensive reports on coverage and access

Access to different health care treatments and services may vary. Check out the latest research on plans in health insurance exchanges. Get the facts on coverage and access hurdles in your state.

Read More

 Glossary

Coverage terms explained

Health coverage jargon can be confusing. Our glossary defines some of the most commonly used terms to help ensure that you have all the information necessary to make informed decisions about your coverage plan.

Read More

 Patient Profiles

Out-of-Pocket Cost Burden

View the patient stories below to learn how many individuals struggle to meet their health care costs within the Exchange program.

Learn more

Access Better Coverage is an educational resource designed to help consumers understand the ABCs of health coverage and access to prescription medicines. > Watch The Video

ABCs: The Basics

Learn how insurance covers medicines and find out other coverage basics in our Coverage Classroom video series. Check out the Glossary for simple explanations of insurance jargon. Visit Insurance Basics for tips on finding the best coverage for you and your family. Learn More

123s: By the Numbers

Access to different health care treatments and services may vary. Check out the latest research on plans in health insurance exchanges. Get the facts on coverage and access hurdles in your state. Learn More

Get the Latest

  • 4 things to think about when choosing your health plan

    October 28, 2016

    Open enrollment is upon us once again. Here are four helpful things to consider when choosing your health plan:

  • New Spanish-language resources added to ABCs En Español

    October 13, 2016

    For Hispanic Heritage Month, two new videos have been added to Access Better Coverage Spanish-language resources.

  • Would You Like Some Insurance With Your Insurance?

    Kaiser Health News // September 21, 2016

    Gap plans, used to cover out-of-pocket expenses like high deductibles, are becoming increasingly popular among consumers and businesses. With monthly premiums on health insurance going up, more people are choosing cheaper, high-deductible options.