Follow These 8 Steps for Better Health Care Coverage

Medicare Patient News
New resource educates consumers on getting the most out of their health care coverage.

New resource educates consumers on getting the most out of their health care coverage.

If you have new health care coverage and want to make the most of your benefits, be sure to check out this resource from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It’s an 8-step roadmap designed to help consumers and health care providers be informed about their benefits and how best to access primary care and preventive services.

Among other things, the roadmap contains information on health care coverage terms, the differences between primary care and emergency care, and the cost differences of decisions to seek care in- and out-of-network, where applicable to the consumer’s health plan.