For more information on health insurance, contact the following organizations:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The AHRQ, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, publishes pamphlets on a wide range of topics, including how to choose a health insurance plan.
America’s Health Insurance Plans
Formerly known as he Health Insurance Association of America, AHIP provides consumer information about general insurance concerns, disability income, HIPAA, long-term care, and medical savings accounts. It also maintains a directory of state insurance departments.
Insure Kids Now
Call or log on for information about free or low-cost state health insurance plans for children.