Health insurance is a type of insurance whereby the insurer pays the medical costs of the insured if the insured becomes sick due to covered causes, or due to accidents. The insurer may be a private organization or a government agency. Market-based health care systems such as that in the United States rely on private medical insurance.
Health Insurance Articles
- Financial Assistance for Cancer Care
... Cancer imposes heavy economic burdens on both patients and their families. For many people, a portion of medical expenses is paid by their health insurance plan. For individuals who do not have health...
- A Message About Medicare from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS)
- Access America for Seniors (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)