NAHU Education Foundation
Consumer Information

Consumer Guides

There are many different types of health insurance, and understanding the differences is important in selecting the right coverage and using it appropriately. NAHU has developed a series of educational tools for consumers to explain many different aspects of private sector insurance.

Glossary of Terms

Sometimes insurance terms are difficult to understand. The NAHU Education Foundation's Glossary of Terms will explain common terms in easy to understand language.

Access to Health Coverage Database

Finding health insurance coverage you can afford can sometimes be difficult. The NAHU Education Foundation has partnered with the Foundation for Health Coverage Education to help consumers find information about both publicly funded and private health insurance options in each state.

Center for Value-based Insurance Design

Conceptualized by University of Michigan faculty in 2005, Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) is built on the principle of lowering or removing financial barriers to essential, high-value clinical services. For easy to use comics, infographics and videos, please check them out at