||Podcast: Open Enrollment
Rand: From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, I’m Rand
Gardner with Healthcare 411. Information for better health.
With open enrollment season beginning soon for many of us, it’s time to start
thinking about the type of health plan we’ll need for the coming year. Recent
data from AHRQ shows those employers who offer health insurance are giving
employees more choices. And it’s important for you to do some homework.
AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy explains:
Dr. Clancy: Preparing for open enrollment season starts with getting to
know the different options you have and how they work. Having this information
in hand will help you select the plan best that fits your situation. Of course,
choosing a good health plan is no guarantee against getting sick. But a wise
choice will make it easier for you to play an active role in your own care.
Rand: To find options that are available under the health care law, go to
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