Understanding Health Insurance Lingo

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  • Why You Need to Know These Terms
  • Co-pays
  • Deductibles
  • Co-insurance
  •  Premiums
  • Subsidized Plans
  • Benefits
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Pre-Existing Conditions


A fixed amount of money you pay every time you go to the doctor. For example maybe your co-pay is $20, but that price varies and depends on your insurance. Make sure to keep this in mind when shopping for health insurance plans. 

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