Health Insurance 101 is a short series of monthly articles that explains the pieces of your health insurance. The goal is to help you better understand how your insurance works, and what kind of coverage you are paying for. To get the most out of these sessions, it’s advised that you have a copy of your benefits sheet with you.
Session #1 – Copay
Welcome to our new series!
We’re going to start with the very basic parts of your policy to begin with. When you look at your coverage you may see something that talks about copay. It can range from $15, $25, $35, to other various levels of copay. You will pay this amount when you visit the doctor or receive treatment.
Usually you will see copay under your office visits unless it says differently. However, parts of your policy like urgent care, emergency room, and specialist visit can each have different copays. Continue reading Health Insurance 101 – Copay