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Go Health Insurance – Have questions about how a health plan works? Want to see what types of plans are available? Learn the ins and outs of health coverage at the Health Insurance Information Center and find the answers you’re looking for (description from site).

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – Produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this guide describes different kinds of health insurance plans and answers common questions. There is a glossary of health insurance terms as well as resources for more information (description from site).

Ten Tips for Health Care – Provided by the Employee Benefits Security Administration, this list gives helpful advice about how to keep an eye out for good insurance and how to make sure you are getting the most out of the plan you already have.

Medicaid – Medicaid is available only to certain low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Medicaid does not pay money to you; instead, it sends payments directly to your health care providers. Depending on your state’s rules, you may also be asked to pay a small part of the cost (co-payment) for some medical services (description from site).