CLINICAL TRIAL

Health Insurance Navigation Program for Insurance, Health

Recruiting · 18+ · All Sexes · Memphis, TN

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About the trial for Insurance, Health

Eligible Conditions
Insurance, Health · Childhood Cancer Survivors

Treatment Groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Health Insurance Navigation Program is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Health Insurance Navigation Program
BEHAVIORAL
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 3 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Having access to a smartphone, computer, or tablet with internet access is a great way to stay connected with family and friends. show original
over 18 years of age
currently has health insurance currently has health insurance. show original
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: 1-2 months follow-up
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: 1-2 months follow-up.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Health Insurance Navigation Program will improve 2 primary outcomes and 2 secondary outcomes in patients with Insurance, Health. Measurement will happen over the course of baseline and 5 month follow-up.

change from baseline familiarity with healthcare reform policies to 5-month follow-up
BASELINE AND 5 MONTH FOLLOW-UP
4-point (1-4) scale rating of familiarity with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (higher scores indicate higher degree of familiarity) (scale adapted from CCSS Health Insurance Survey)-
change from baseline health insurance literacy to 5-month follow-up
BASELINE AND 5 MONTH FOLLOW-UP
4-point (1-4) scale rating of confidence on understanding of health insurance terms (higher scores indicate higher levels of health insurance literacy) (scale adapted from the Urban Institute Health Reform Monitoring Survey- premium deductible co-payments co-insurance
acceptability of the health insurance navigation program
5 MONTH FOLLOW-UP
5-point (1-5) scale rating of program quality, including the following (higher scores indicate higher levels of acceptability)- program materials scheduling communication with navigator length and number of sessions (investigator created scale)
feasibility of the health insurance navigation program
1-2 MONTHS FOLLOW-UP
number of sessions attended by consented participants (0 sessions completed to 4 sessions completed)

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
E. P.
Prof. Elyse Park, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Patient Q & A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is insurance, health?

There is a wide array of health insurance available among US citizens. Most persons have some type of health insurance, but it varies widely, including employer-based, commercial, individual policies, and others. Most U.S. workers receive some type of health insurance that typically covers a substantial part of medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures, and does not cover drug treatments. The coverage of US worker health insurance varies across the country, and the level of coverage may vary from state to state. The type of health insurance also varies by ethnicity or race according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. The United States has the highest level of health insurance coverage of any developed country, including the following:\n1. 68.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How many people get insurance, health a year in the United States?

About 36% of workers are in worker's compensation, about 9% of workers have no insurance, health care, Medicaid, or other types of public coverage, and over 8% of workers are under some other coverage. The estimated adult U.S. population is about 327 million.\n

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What are the signs of insurance, health?

Some common signs of insurance, health are that they may be expensive and that an agent may not have the required information or expertise to make informed decisions. A common sign of illness is an increased cost for medical procedures, and some of the signs of illness are that an illness may be debilitating, and that it may not recover as quickly as a healthy individual.\n

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is health insurance navigation program?

Patients with health insurance navigate to websites to find medical providers, plan appointments, and other information about health insurance programs and benefits. Patients use these websites frequently and often cite them in health appointments.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What does health insurance navigation program usually treat?

Providers have a tendency to order the most efficient diagnoses and treatments for insured patients. Thus, they are likely to order the most efficient services for each patient, which may explain the results of the comparison of the 4 insurance navigation programs.

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Does health insurance navigation program improve quality of life for those with insurance, health?

The provision of navigator assistance appears to improve quality of life in this cohort of insured adults. Navigation program improvement may improve access to health care services over time.

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Can insurance, health be cured?

Insurance and health can be very important to patients who have mental health problems: by helping to pay for the cost of treatment, health care providers help patients to maintain their psychological and physical health for the long-term, and are a major support mechanism for patients who need professional support for their mental health problems.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What causes insurance, health?

There are many possibilities, some of which have not been resolved yet. For example, many individuals may get insurance coverage for cancer due to medical advances. One is a cancer survivor gets insurance and can afford healthcare. Another is a person may get insurance due to the impact a previous cancer had on their financial wealth. Some people may obtain insurance because it is more affordable than paying out of pocket for treatment.\n

Anonymous Patient Answer

What are common treatments for insurance, health?

Although treatment is commonly not covered in health plans, a number of treatments are available for patients with PD. Although there are significant differences in opinions about what the common medications used to treat PD are, all of them are highly effective in treating motor symptoms, including the possibility of delaying or halting the progression of the disease.

Anonymous Patient Answer

What is the latest research for insurance, health?

Although many of the most widely used products are being reviewed in the scientific literature, insurance and related health products are also heavily used in news and industry. Many products are based on incomplete evidence and can lead to harm for consumers and consumers' plans. In many cases, current information is too often out of date. Consumers should be aware that insurance coverage may be based on incomplete evidence and will be negatively impacted by poor information. In 2014, U.S. citizens had $3.2 trillion in health insurance assets, almost 1/3 of which (nearly $1.1 trillion) is in the form of direct payments.

Anonymous Patient Answer

How does health insurance navigation program work?

Results from a recent paper shows high satisfaction with the NN. Also, NN is very effective in increasing the patient's health-care knowledge, improving their knowledge of insurance coverage and their ability to use health insurance providers. Therefore, NN proves its importance and value to the health care system in improving patient satisfaction, health care knowledge, and health-care utilization. Further studies are warranted to determine the most effective way of implementing NN program and to identify the best time to introduce this innovative tool.

Anonymous Patient Answer

Is health insurance navigation program safe for people?

The proposed HINP was safe for people with poor self-management skills. The HINP could be considered as the next step of standardized self-management of chronic disease.

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