Private Health Insurance and Employer-Sponsored Healthcare
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Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.
If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.
Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.
The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.
This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.
You have rights to access many healthcare services.
A union owes a duty of fair representation to all of the workers it represents. This duty requires that the union act fairly, impartially, and without ill will or discrimination when pursuing a worker"s grievance or when negotiating a new contract with the employer.
Insurance providers cannot treat domestic partners and married spouses differently.
LTC insurance benefits may be part of a life insurance or annuity policy, or contained in a freestanding LTC policy.
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ADR is usually less formal, less expensive, and less time-consuming than a trial.
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act " better known as COBRA " gives you the legal right to continue group health benefits when they might otherwise end due to job loss, divorce or death.
The comprehensive guide to making purchases and dealing with companies.
Take a look at the dental insurance guide regarding choosing a dental plan and different type of benefits.
If your employer has filed for bankruptcy, it means that the business is no longer able to pay off its debts to its creditors, and the company has asked the court to help it either plan a repayment schedule (“Chapter 11” bankruptcy) or sell off all its property and use the money to pay off the creditors (“Chapter 7” bankruptcy).
This article will help you understand: (1) If employer-sponsored coverage is right for you, (2) What services your plan will cover, (3) How to choose a plan, (4), How much you will have to pay for health care, and (5) How to sign up.
File a consumer complaint or apply for an independent medical review. Call the DMHC Help Center 1-888-466-2219
Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.
Find the new and existing regulations.
What are your rights as a worker? What Is the Underground Economy? Report a bad employer.
How to file an appeal and your rights to an external review.
This handout is a step-by-step guide to the internal and external appeals processes for health insurance for individuals with cancer whose insurance companies have denied a particular treatment based on medical necessity or experimental treatment.
Questions to ask at a medical appointment. Legal issues affecting caregivers.
Are you a grandparent or other relative raising another family member’s children? More than two million children are being raised by relatives because their parents cannot care for them. Regular medical care is important to help the children you are raising grow up healthy and happy.
Seniors: Protect yourself from fraud and financial abuse! Be vigilant, be observant. Physical or financial abuse will continue so long as no one knows about it. Listed below are our Top 10 Safety Tips to always keep in mind.
You have rights when receiving medical care.