Tag Archives: Explanation of Benefits

Health insurance 101: Explaining hospital charges and patient costs

Eighth in a series of posts to help you better understand health insurance and how recent changes affect you. If you’ve ever glanced at an Explanation of Benefits form, you know that it contains a confusing array of dollar figures, … Continue reading

Health insurance 101 – How to read your Explanation of Benefits ( EOB)

Many people find their Explanation of Benefits statements difficult to understand or confuse them with a bill. Different insurers use different terms and formats, so you should direct specific questions to your insurance company. But here’s a general guide for … Continue reading

Health insurance 101 – A glossary of common insurance terms

Sixth in a series of posts to help you better understand health insurance and how recent changes affect you. Confused about health insurance? You’re not alone. The health care industry is a highly regulated, complex delivery system with multiple stakeholders, … Continue reading