2016 Open Enrollment for health insurance underway

By Michelle Wilson

Special to The SUN

Choosing a health insurance plan is one of the most difficult and potentially costly decisions American families face.

Health insurance knowledge, or health insurance literacy, helps you to make the best choice for you when you shop for health insurance. The more you know, the easier it is to understand the potential health benefits and the financial impacts of each plan. Knowing whether you can receive help in paying for your health insurance and how to use insurance once you have it are important factors in choosing insurance.

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