Private health insurance is coverage by a health plan provided through an employer or union or purchased by an individual from a private health insurance company. Employment-based health insurance is coverage offered through one's own employment or a relative's.


starHMOs, PPOs and More

The five most common types of private health insurance plans are Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Participating Provider Options (PPOs), Point-of-Service (POS), Fee for service plans, and Health Savings Accounts.

Find out more about each type.


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starChoosing a Health Plan

What should you look for before choosing a plan?

How to Access Health Insurance in Georgia

Questions to ask Before Choosing a Plan

Terms to know Before you Buy a Health Plan

Georgia Health Care Options


starOther Resources

Check out more information on private health insurance plans

Tips to Appeal a Claim Denial

Patient Advocate Foundation