Archive for the ‘Short Term Health Insurance’ Category

Changes in Short-Term Health Insurance

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We’ve written a lot about short-term health insurance over the years because it’s a perfect way to fill a gap in coverage if you’re moving, changing jobs, or related needs.

It’s also become a popular alternative to Obamacare.

The latter reason is why the federal government (specifically HHS) has issued new guidelines that mandate that short-term policies …

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Can I get health insurance outside open enrollment?

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Many people have been surprised to learn that individual health insurance plans must be purchased during open enrollment. What!?!
And open enrollment already ended for the year.

So what can you do if you need health insurance outside open enrollment? Here’s what we recommend:

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Short-term Health Insurance in Greenville SC

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Not all short-term health insurance plans are created equal. How do you choose one?

You may already know that a short-term health plan is the only option available to most people who need to buy health insurance outside of the annual Obamacare open enrollment period.

So more and more insurance companies are offering these plans. Let’s briefly …

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Infographic: How Short-Term Health Insurance Could Save You Thousands

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Is short-term health insurance worth having?

Now that Open Enrollment is over, a short-term health plan is the only option available to get catastrophic medical coverage for you and your family. Why bother?

The bottom line is that health insurance in this country is shockingly expensive. I mean, “can you say ‘bankruptcy?’” expensive. While a short-term health …

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Insurance for College Students: 4 Questions to Ask

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If you’re preparing to send a kid off to college this month, you’ve got a lot on your plate.

So we’ll get right down to it. If you have questions about how going away to college will impact your not-so-little-anymore guy or gal’s insurance coverage, we’ve got 4 things you may need to think about.  

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How to locate a doctor in the HCC network for short-term health insurance

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Staying in the network on any health insurance policy will save you money.

The point of these networks is that the providers and the insurance company have agreed to a discounted fee structure for services. Your benefits simply go further because of the pre-arranged cost.

If you are considering a short-term health insurance plan with HCC (and …

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The problems with short-term health insurance

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Nothing’s perfect. 

We think short-term health insurance is a great plan that can help a lot of people.

We talked about it here. Told you what to look for and how to compare plans here. And made a short video about it here.

You get the idea. We’re fans. But we also believe in being honest and transparent, so …

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What’s the cheapest health insurance plan?

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The answer might surprise you.

There’s something cheaper than a “bronze” plan that you may not know about.

Many people who don’t have health insurance simply cannot afford it. 

If you’re like many of the uninsured, you’d actually like to have decent health insurance coverage, but just haven’t found anything at a price that makes sense for your budget. …

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Video: Short-term health insurance is the best alternative to Obamacare

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Got 2 minutes?

Listen as Alex explains the best alternative to Obamacare:

As the video briefly explains, short-term health insurance is not for everyone, but it is a great and inexpensive solution for many people who do not have health insurance or cannot afford it otherwise. There’s nothing fancy about it, but you’ll get the solid major-medical …

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