Get Your Health Insurance Working for You


If you’re confused about your health insurance for any reason use the following resources to get immediate help, or read Working with Insurance Providers to learn how to advocate for yourself, and get the most from your insurance provider.

Need Free Help Fast?

For no cost, you can contact the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) to help you solve your insurance issues.  The PAF employs case managers to help people with financial, insurance, access, and employment-related issues relating to chronic, debilitating, and life-threatening illnesses. You can contact the PAF by calling 1-800-532-5274, by email at, and by visiting its website at

For issues related to Medicare or Medicaid, you can call the Medicare Rights Center phone hotline from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time at 1-800-333-4114, or the official Medicare information line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-633-4227.

State Laws on Disclosure of Health Costs

Last revised: 06/02/2018


To connect to The National Conference of State Legislators free table of health cost legislation for every state click here, and scroll down the page.

Several states also provide free health price information. Just click on any state to connect to the information; Florida, Oregon, New Jersey

Cost Comparisons & Financial Health

Click the image above to find many sources for comparing prices of drugs, tests, treatments, and services, and fundraising.

If you have more than $1,000 in medical bills, here’s a link to companies that review medical bills for free. These companies typically charge 20% to 35% of the amount that they save a patient.