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Navigating the System: When You're Uninsured

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The more you know about your health, the better prepared you are to make informed healthcare decisions. Our health library gives you the information you need to take charge of your health.

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    http://www.cms.hhs.gov

  • Healthcare.gov

    http://www.healthcare.gov

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    http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

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    http://www.healthyalberta.com

  • A one-page guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace. Health Care website. Available at: https://www.healthcare.gov/get-covered-a-1-page-guide-to-the-health-insurance-marketplace. Accessed July 23, 2014.

  • Children's health insurance program reauthorization act. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website. Available at: http://www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Childrens-Health-Insurance-Program-CHIP/Childrens-Health-Insurance-Program-CHIP.html. Accessed July 23, 2014.

  • Emergency medical treatment & labor act (EMTALA). Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website. Available at: http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/EMTALA/index.html. Updated March 26, 2012. Accessed July 23, 2014.

  • Ross JS, Bradley EH, Busch SH. Use of health care services by lower-income and higher-income uninsured adults. JAMA. 2006;295:2027-2036.