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What is mental health parity?
For too long, people who need mental health and substance use care have been subjected to pervasive discrimination in health insurance. Health plans for people with pre-existing mental illness, if they included mental health benefits at all, have historically been more expensive, with limited benefits and significant administrative hurdles to obtaining care.

Health Insurance Explained
Kaiser Family Foundation
This cartoon explains health insurance using fun, easy-to-understand scenarios. It breaks down important insurance concepts, such as premiums, deductibles and provider networks. The video explains how individuals purchase and obtain medical care and prescription drugs when enrolled in various types of health insurance, including HMOs and PPOs.

Understanding Health Insurance: Out-of-Pocket Costs
Kaiser Family Foundation
Do you understand health insurance out-of-pocket costs like copays, coinsurance and deductibles? The YouToons are here to explain how this part of health insurance works.

Understanding Health Insurance: Premiums
Kaiser Family Foundation
How do health insurance premiums work? The YouToons provide a quick explanation of the basics.

Understanding Health Insurance: Provider Networks
Kaiser Family Foundation
What is a provider network? The YouToons are here to explain how they work, and what could happen if you go out of network.