New Here: Your Guide to Health Care as a Young Adult.
From updating your health insurance plan to finding in-network doctors and scheduling appointments, staying healthy can feel overwhelming. If you’ve recently outgrown the pediatrician’s office or transitioned off of your parent’s health insurance coverage, it’s normal to have questions. We’re here to make sure you’re able to get the care you need when you need it. Here’s your guide to health care as a young adult.
- Health Insurance Glossary: Your Guide to Terminology
- How to Find a Provider
- The Importance of Preventative Screenings
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