At first she balked. She said that the zero deductible policy was better than the policy with the $2500 deductible. I agreed that it was. However, the real question is:
“Is the more expensive health insurance policy, $400 a month better?”
Most of us are aware that if we buy a policy with a higher deductible, we will pay less and get less coverage. This is true, but the important thing you should be aware of is that the proportionate differences are not likely to be equal. The more expensive policy may be better, but the difference in quality may not be enough to justify all of the additional cost.
Typically these benefits are available once per calendar year. If you haven’t taken advantage of your free health insurance exam or your free dental insurance exam for 2009, this is a good time to contact your doctor or dentist and schedule an appointment.
The best place to buy health insurance isn’t from an insurance company, at least not directly from an insurance company. Insurance company employees will, as you might expect, push the products of their company. They are unlikely to tell you if another company’s policy is better for you. Independent brokers are much less biased and
In Connecticut finding health insurance for the unemployed can be easier than you might think. Many medical insurance carriers that provide group health insurance also provide medical insurance to individuals and families who are not affiliated with a group or employer.
Finding the best health insurance company or policy is a lot less important than finding the best plan for you and your family. When you request prices and information for health insurance in Connecticut, you will find several powerful tools that will make it easy to pick the best plan.
The idea that the uninsured already get free healthcare is often used as an argument against universal health care. It seems to me that if this were true, it should be used as an argument FOR universal health care.
There are arguments against universal healthcare that do hold water, but this isn’t one of them.
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Existing Connecticare Solo policyholders should strongly consider changing their policies ASAP. Why? The rates on a policy series that is no longer accepting new clients will rise faster than the rates for a policy that is currently accepting new clients. They are no longer accepting new applications for any of policies that were available for effective dates of September 1, 2009 and earlier.
This is when I entered the picture. Wendy called me when her COBRA was about to expire. I had to tell her that even though she had played by the rules all her life, she was now uninsurable in the private market.