Kids and Health Care: Using Insurance, Cash and Government Programs to Make Sure Your Children Get the Best Doctors, Hospitals and Treatments Possible

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Forget the emotional claptrap from windy politicians. America has good programs in place for children's health insurance. The main problem is that most parents and guardians don't know how to navigate the bureaucratic hurdles involved. This book solves that problem. Rather than ranting about fake issues, "Kids & Health Care" tackles the details in a straightforward manner. It explains how group plans, Medicaid, SCHIPs, CHIPs and other programs designed to provide medical coverage to people under 18 work. This...
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Overview

Forget the emotional claptrap from windy politicians. America has good programs in place for children's health insurance. The main problem is that most parents and guardians don't know how to navigate the bureaucratic hurdles involved. This book solves that problem. Rather than ranting about fake issues, "Kids & Health Care" tackles the details in a straightforward manner. It explains how group plans, Medicaid, SCHIPs, CHIPs and other programs designed to provide medical coverage to people under 18 work. This book gives parents and guardians the tools they need to make sure their kids have the best health care available.
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Produced by a company that specializes in insurance-related texts, this work will help most parents trying to navigate the maze of healthcare insurance for children, from basic group health plans to PPOs and beyond. While it accommodates average parents with relatively healthy kids, it doesn't supply all the necessary information for a couple of significant groups, including parents with self-insured programs through large corporations or unions and those whose children have special healthcare needs. The chapter addressing the latter is too brief and does not consider some of the most common problems. Despite these shortcomings, this book does provide a good overview for many families and would be a good purchase for most health collections.-KellyJo Houtz Griffin, Eatonville, WA Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563437809
  • Publisher: Silver Lake Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Pages: 306
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Mechanics of the Medical Industry 1
Chapter 2 Key Health Insurance Terms & Definitions 25
Chapter 3 How Health Insurance Works 39
Chapter 4 How Managed Care Works 65
Chapter 5 Medicaid & Other Government Programs 83
Chapter 6 COBRAs, Cafeterias, MSAs & Other Job-Related Issues 103
Chapter 7 School Programs, Etc. 123
Chapter 8 When Your Child Needs Special Care 135
Chapter 9 Dental, Vision & Prescription Plans 153
Chapter 10 If You Have Trouble Making a Claim 171
Chapter 11 Choosing the Right Doctor...and Plan 191
Chapter 12 Kids, Health & Diet 205
Chapter 13 Common Childhood Medical Issues 221
Chapter 14 Preventive Medicine 245
Chapter 15 Kids and Drinking and Drugs and Sex 259
Chapter 16 Politics and Children's Health Coverage 269
Chapter 17 Helpful Tips, Checklists & Questions to Ask 275
Appendix A State Insurance Departments 293
Index 301
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