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Health Insurance Basics

Health Insurance Basics


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American Medical Association (AMA)
The AMA has made a commitment to medicine by making doctors more accessible to their patients. Contact the AMA at: American Medical Association 515 N. State St. Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 464-5000

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This website contains all the information you need to understand your health care.

Health and Human Development Programs (HHD)
The mission of HHD is to foster healthy lifestyles and create healthy and safe environments where people live, learn, and work.

Adolescent Health Transition Project
This is a health and transition resource for adolescents with special health care needs, chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities. provides information about Medicaid and CHIP services for families who need health insurance coverage.

The Health Insurance Marketplace
Consumers can learn about, compare, buy, and enroll in health insurance at, the official site for the Health Insurance Marketplace.


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