What is health insurance?
Health insurance is a contract with an insurance company, which agrees to pay some or all of your medical bills based on your "coverage," or the terms of your policy. ... Read more
Why do I need health insurance?
It's no secret that health care is expensive today. The government says the cost to treat a broken leg can run $7,500 and an average three-day hospital stay can set you back $30,000. ... Read more
Bankrate’s monthly Health Insurance Pulse survey is tracking how people feel about health care and health coverage in the age of Obamacare. Read more about the latest survey »
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How has health insurance reform affected your wallet? Is your access to health care better or worse? Try our latest Health Insurance Pulse survey to see how your views compare with those of other Americans.
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Be careful to make sure your bundle of joy is covered by more than just a blanket. ... Read more
A survey finds surprising support for merchant surcharges to pay for Obamacare. ... Read more
The enrollment season has finally ended. What if you still need health insurance? ... Read more
Health insurers have a "wait" problem. If you have to call, how do you get through? ... Read more
Don't panic. Changing your health plan for the first time in years isn't so scary. ... Read more