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Health Insurance Rights & Benefits - Chapter Summary
Get a better grip on the topic of health insurance rights and benefits by going through this informative chapter. Each lesson examines a different aspect of the topic, helping you to master one insurance topic before moving on to another one. Go through the lesson sequentially to gain a full understanding of these concepts, or use specific lessons to refresh your memory about key terms and definitions. When you finish the chapter, you should be able to do the following:
- Describe the rights of insurance policy ownership
- Identify the role of dependents
- Analyze primary and contingent beneficiaries
- Check out how insurance benefits coordinate
- Define the tax treatment of disability and health insurance
- Examine the systems and history of managed care
- Explain the purpose of workers compensation
- Differentiate between non-occupational and occupational insurance
- Review risk management and insurance policies
Unlike other study chapters that drone on and on, we give you information in bite-sized chunks that you can actually manage. We break up our chapters into smaller lessons, and each lesson can be completed in around eight minutes or so. As you will discover, it's a lot easier to fit several eight-minute lessons into your day as compared to trying to find large blocks of time to go over an entire chapter. Of course, if your schedule allows, you can binge-watch your way through the lessons and complete the entire chapter in a lot less time than you may have thought possible.
1. Role of Dependents in Insurance
In this lesson, you'll learn just who is a qualified dependent on a policy holder's health insurance plan. You'll also learn what benefits the qualified dependents can expect to receive.
2. Health Insurance Beneficiaries: Primary & Contingent
The lesson will help readers distinguish between the primary and contingent beneficiaries of health insurance policies and health savings accounts, as well as provide reasons why each would both receive insurance proceeds.
3. Coordination of Insurance Benefits
When submitting health and dental claims, you need to know what percentage your plan and your spouse's plan covers. In this lesson, you will learn about coordination of benefits.
4. Tax Treatment of Health & Disability Insurance
In this lesson we will briefly review how the premiums and proceeds of health and disability insurance policies are treated for federal tax purposes by the IRS.
5. What Is Managed Care? - Definition, History & Systems
This healthcare lesson will define managed care in an understandable format, providing a brief history and giving a description of the three basic delivery systems, or insurance plan options.
6. Workers' Compensation: Overview and Description
Sometimes, work can be a dangerous proposition and accidents happen even in the safest of jobs. The workers' compensation system is designed to address these situations. In this lesson, you'll learn about some key aspects of the system.
7. Occupational vs. Non-Occupational Insurance Coverage
Occupational and non-occupational insurance plans are insurance differentiated by one plan that pays a person for an accident at work and one that is not at work.
8. Understanding Insurance Policies and Risk Management
Obtaining insurance is one of the most common methods of risk management. In this lesson, you'll learn about insurance policies and some key concepts related to insurance. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz.
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Other chapters within the Life & Health Insurance Exam Prep & Practice course
- Types of Life Insurance Policies
- Policy Riders, Provisions, Options & Exclusions
- Taxes, Retirement & Other Insurance Concepts
- Disability Insurance Policies
- Health Insurance Policies & the Government
- Provisions of Health Insurance Policies
- Social Insurance Programs
- Insurance Applications & Underwriting
- Contract Law in Insurance