Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Health Insurance Resource Manual: Options for People with a Chronic Disease or Disability

Here's a good book to read this summer. "Health Insurance Resource Manual: Options for People with a Chronic Disease or Disability."

Product Description
Information on a wide variety of options for the uninsured or those with questions about insurance. The book opens with an overview of health insurance plans: * Social Security * Medicare * Medicaid * federal legislation affecting health insurance coverage The second section includes directories and resources to assist in researching health insurance options, and a final section is an insurance planning workbook for people with chronic disabilities Health insurance is one of society's most pressing issues. With the uninsured are millions with inadequate health insurance to meet their medical needs such as medications, home care, rehabilitation services such as physical and occupational therapy, durable medical equipment, and mental health treatment. This problem is especially difficult for those with chronic diseases or disabilities -- and this book attempts to help.

About the Author
Dorothy E. Northrop, MSW, ACSW is Director of Clinical Programs for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Stephen Cooper is Coordinator, Health Insurance Information for the Society.

1 comment:

  1. I have this book and it's really an interesting read. The suggestions are very sensible and realistic.

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