Questions About Health Insurance

Audio News Release Transcript

Audio news release featuring AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy talking about a new guide that can help consumers keep up with the ins and outs of health insurance

NARRATOR: When it comes to health insurance, have you picked the best plan for yourself and your family? With so many, do you know the questions to ask to make an informed decision?

Doctor Carolyn Clancy, director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, talks about a new consumer guide that can help you keep up with the ins and outs of health insurance.

DR. CLANCY: Comparing health insurance plans is complicated, but this guide explains the various options. The time you spend researching your choices can make a big difference in how satisfied you are with your health care and how much you'll pay out-of-pocket.

NARRATOR: Even if you don't have a choice of health plans, this guide will help you.

DR. CLANCY: These are important issues to understand even if you don't get to choose your plan. Don't wait until you need health care to ask questions about what is covered.

NARRATOR: To get your free copy of Questions and Answers About Health Insurance, go to ahrq.gov/consumer. A message from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Current as of September 2007
Internet Citation: Questions About Health Insurance: Audio News Release Transcript. September 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/care-planning/plans/insurance/index.html