Judy Hucka

Judy Hucka

Contributing Writer

Judy Hucka spent 12 years as a writer and communications strategist for two health insurance companies in Washington state. Before that, she was a reporter and editor for several newspapers and online news sites, including abcnews.com and onhealth.com. She has a journalism degree from the University of Oregon and was an adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Washington.

Articles By Judy

HMO vs. PPO: What do those letters mean?

Learn the difference between HMO and PPO health plans and which one could be the right choice for you and your family

How to Find out What Your Health Insurance Plan Covers

Before you go to the doctor for any reason or face the possible need for a medical procedure or treatment, one of your first questions is probably “Will my health insurance cover this?” Answering that question isn’t always easy. Health insurance is complicated and the jargon used can seem like gobbledygook.

What’s a Health Savings Account (HSA)? Do I need one?

People with high deductible health insurance plans can enroll in a health savings account (HSA) to help pay for their medical expenses.

Picking the Right Plan When Both Spouses Have Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

Do you and your spouse both qualify for health insurance through your employers? If so, you might have a hard time deciding which plan to use