"Health Insurance" Blogs

Understanding Your Vision Insurance Plan And Provider Network

If you are considering vision insurance plans, keep in mind not all plans offer the same benefits. They can vary significantly based on the number of optometrists and ophthalmologists in the plan’s provider network. Plans may also vary based on whether eye exams, eyewear, and other important services are provided at a discounted price or […]

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Health Insurance For The Grads: Entering The Real World

The period following graduation can leave recent graduates struggling to find affordable health insurance coverage. From moving to a new city trying to find a new home or a new job, life can get busy. Graduation is also a transition to new health coverage and there are multiple options to consider. Fortunately, choosing new coverage […]

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Pros And Cons Of Short-Term Health Insurance Plans

One of the biggest changes the Trump Administration made to the ACA was promoting the sale of short-term health insurance plans. These are plans of limited duration, which provide coverage for a few months or up to 364 days. They are also cheaper than full coverage. It’s a great temporary option if you are between […]

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Is Vision Insurance Worth It?

The vision insurance industry is growing at the speed of light – approximately $36.9 billion businesses at a 5.6% yearly growth in 2019. Based on a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, vision coverage has increased to 87%. It was 53% back in 2010. The better the type of vision insurance you get, the more […]

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Reasons To Consider Buying Cancer Insurance

While health insurance is expected to help cover your medical care expenses, whether that involves a routine visit, or emergency surgery, every policy may not cover the same things, especially when it comes to cancer. Under such circumstances, you may want to consider acquiring a disease-specific policy. What’s cancer insurance? Let’s start with the basics. […]

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Why Do I Need Critical Illness Insurance?

It’s one of those things available that could protect you from financial crisis if you are suffering from a serious condition. Unfortunately, this is the type of insurance less understood by most people.  Critical illness is basically a protection insurance designed to pay out a tax-free lump sum if you are diagnosed with a life-changing […]

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Common Medicare Mistakes To Avoid

Millions of older Americans rely on Medicare to pay for their healthcare services, especially during retirement. It’s easy to make wrong moves that may cause you to miss out on essential health benefits, or leave you paying more than you can afford.  Make sure you avoid the following Medicare mistakes, so you can steer clear […]

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Health Insurance For Kids

If you already have health insurance, your kids are possibly eligible for coverage under your plan until they are 26 years old. Nevertheless, if you have a plan that can’t cover your children or you are going through financial hardships at the time, you still got several options. It’s crucial you remember that health insurance […]

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Do You Have 2020 Vision Coverage?

If you are looking for comprehensive vision insurance in 2020, there is good news for you. You can purchase vision insurance all year round. Vision insurance may be offered through a group plan or you can also apply on your own. Based on your vision needs, vision insurance can be a great option to lower […]

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What Is A Qualifying Life Event For Health Insurance?

Every year, you have the opportunity to purchase health insurance during open enrollment. What many people don’t know is that they may be able to shop for health insurance outside open enrollment if they have a Qualifying Life Event (QLE) such as moving out, divorce, getting married, and having a baby. After these special circumstances, […]

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Turning 26? Navigating Health Insurance on Your Own

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, young adults can stay on their parents’ policy until they turn 26. Exceptions may apply in states where coverage may be extended to age 30 or 31 with some limitations. So, if you are currently covered under your parents’ plan and turning 26 soon, check out the options for […]

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Is Mental Health Treatment Covered by Health Insurance?

Approximately one in five adults in the U.S. have some form of mental illness. Mental health disorders include anxiety and depression, as well as obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia and many other conditions. For anyone dealing with a mental health issue, proper care is essential. For many people, good health insurance coverage is also […]

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