May 18, 2022 • 53M

Ep. 8 - Healthcare 101: The Basics of Insurance


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Health insurance, at least in the United States, is one of the most difficult products to make an informed investment in and many Americans do not know what it is they are buying. Many don’t understand the deductible, the out-of-pocket maximum, and what is co-insurance anyway? Ron and Matthew break all of that down this week in this remedial discussion on the basics of US health insurance.


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Articles mentioned in this program:

The Out-of-Pocket Cost Ponzi Scheme - RealClear Health

High-Deductible Health Plans Continue to Grow in Popularity, but Are They Right for You? - Value Penguin