Private Health Insurance


Private Health Insurance

Private health insurance is coverage by a health plan provided through an employer or union, or purchased by an individual from a private health insurance company. Employment-based health insurance is coverage offered through one’s own employment or that of a relative.

HMOs, PPOs and More

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The five most common types of private health insurance plans are 1) Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), 2) Participating Provider Options (PPOs), 3) Point-of-Service (POS), 4) Fee for Service Plans, and 5) Health Savings Accounts. Find out more about each type of plan

Choosing a Health Plan

What should you look for before choosing a plan?

How to Access Health Insurance in Georgia

Questions to ask Before Choosing a Plan

Terms to know Before you Buy a Health Plan

Georgia Health Care Options

Other Resources

Check out more information on private health insurance plans

Tips to Appeal a Claim Denial

Patient Advocate Foundation