As health care professionals, we understand the ins and outs of health insurance, but what about the people we serve? I think we all know the answer to that. This quick guide can help you walk them through some steps to becoming a better health care consumer in 2021.

Consumers' lives are busier than ever. Health insurance has consistently been an area that isn't prioritized, and that remains the case in today's landscape. Truth be told, someone may spend hours researching reviews for a purchase on the internet or deciding what to watch on a favorite streaming service, but when it comes to health insurance, the people we work with rarely take the time to understand their benefits or make decisions that will save them money in the long run. So as a health care professional, here are some basic guidelines to help us all understand how we can be better health care consumers. It starts with teaching them the right questions to ask, followed by cost breakdowns and learning how much to spend. 

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