Just 14 percent of a sample of people with health coverage understood what deductibles, copays and coinsurance are in a recent study compiled by Carnegie Mellon University.
The Health Literacy Council of Wisconsin aims to increase that percentage by working hard at creating and finding useful resources that explain health insurance in plain language.
Listed below are three resources the Council has found useful when talking to employees and consumers about health care. Employers are encouraged to download and share this information with their employees to ensure their understanding of health benefits and coverage.
Find more resources and learn more about health literacy.