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Types of Providers
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Most patients are heavily influenced by insurance coverage when it comes to choosing a provider. Health insurance can be a confusing and complicated topic. Read below for the basic distinctions on types of healthcare insurance you may have or be eligible for:
Managed care: A system between where physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare professionals are organized into a network in order to manage the cost, quality and access to healthcare.
Medicare: A federal health insurance program designed to provide coverage for the elderly and the disabled.
Medicaid: A federal and state program that provides health coverage for people with low incomes and limited resources.

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Introduction
How to Choose a Provider
Talking to Your Provider
Getting a Second Opinion
Types of Providers
Definitions