In this Beyond the Basics webinar presented by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, in partnership with Foundation Communities, on October 5, 2021, Arianna Anaya covers strategies to help consumers understand how insurance works, evaluate and compare marketplace plans, and select the plan that best meets their families’ needs.…
How do health insurance plans work?
Insurance plans available in the marketplaces are known as Qualified Health Plans (QHPs).
All QHPs have the same basic elements:
- They cover the ten Essential Health Benefits
- They all have provider networks, though each plan usually has its own unique network
- They all have premiums and cost-sharing charges, though the actual amount a person pays will depend on whether they’re eligible for financial help
Our webinar provides a deep dive into how health insurance plans work.
In this Beyond the Basics webinar presented by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on September 30, 2021, Inna Rubin covers the ins and outs of how health insurance plans work. She also provides an overview of the different types of cost-sharing charges consumers may encounter and how subsidies…
Health Insurance Marketplaces (also called exchanges) provide a way for people to buy affordable health coverage on their own. Health insurance plans available through the marketplace have to meet standards for the charges that people enrolled in the plan pay when they use medical care, which are known as cost-sharing…