Below is a list of health insurance educational materials created by organizations other than University of Maryland Extension. We suggest using these materials as a supplement to the materials found on the Insure Your Health site.
Loewenstein, G., Friedman, J. Y., McGill, B., Ahmad, S., Linck, S., Sinkula, S., Beshears, J., Choi, J. J., Kolstad, J., Laibson, D., Madrian, B., List, J.A., & Volp, K.G. (2013). Consumers' misunderstanding of health insurance. Journal of Health Economics, 32(5), 850-862.
In this Kaiser Health News video series, consumer columnist Michelle Andrews explains specific parts of how new health exchanges will function, including how – even though they are open to nearly all -- individuals who already have insurance through work, Medicare or Medicaid don’t need to shop there. Watch the video.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides for new financial assistance programs to help low and moderate-income people purchase coverage through health insurance marketplaces. You will see technical information about task credits and cost-sharing in this new brief.
Provides information for families to maximize enrollment and effective participation in health insurance coverage and other services that promote the health and well-being of children and families.
Learn about your health insurance options. Get information about private insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs to help you pay for your medical expenses.
This interactive website is designed to help workers and their families understand group health benefits and the laws that govern them, especially when they experience changes in their life and work situations, such as marriage, childbirth, job loss or retirement.
Website providing tips and facts to assist you in planning for health insurance and health decisions in the future.
Provides regularly updated information on health care reform and what steps your state has taken to implement changes.
Health insurance educational materials targeting adolescents and young adults.
A downloadable handout explaining different types of private and public health insurance.
Consumer Union report on the 7 things consumers need to know about health insurance reform and what it means for their families.
Consumer Union's 'Medicare mini guide' explaining the 6 most important recent changes to Medicare eligibility and coverages.