International Health Insurance

Because of globalization and low cost airline carriers, travelling or living as an expatriate in another country has never been cheaper. However, the cost of healthcare is steadily rising, even in faraway countries. This is the dilemma of the frequent traveler – being stuck in a foreign land, with debt[Read More »]
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Understanding Medicare Insurance

Just like any insurance programs offered by private insurance companies, when dealing with government issued insurance like Medicare, one needs to fulfill requirements before being eligible. These requirements vary depending on the Medicare plan that you intend to purchase. First of all, you need to be a citizen in the United States[Read More »]

Understanding COBRA Health Insurance

If you’ve ever quit your job or gotten laid off, it’s likely that you receive some information in the mail about COBRA health insurance. You may or may not have paid much attention to it but it’s important to understand what your options are even when they seem very limited.[Read More »]
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Health Insurance for Young Adults

As a young adult, you’re in what some people (many of the older generation) refer to as the prime of your life. But when you’re sitting at home eating Ramen noodles and sick with the flu with no health insurance to speak, you’re situation can seem like anything but prime.[Read More »]
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Health Insurance Deductibles

When you first start looking for health insurance, there will be many different terms that you come across that seem hard to understand at first. You don’t normally use ‘health insurance deductible’ in your daily conversation so when you’re sitting in front of an insurance agent and they’re asking what[Read More »]
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Health Insurance For Pregnant Women

For many women, the day you find out you’re pregnant is one of the best days in your life if that’s what you've been trying for. For others, it can come as a surprise but that doesn't mean that after the shock wears off, you aren't happy about it. But for the mother that is pregnant[Read More »]
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Health Insurance and Pre-Existing Conditions

For anyone with a pre-existing condition, our health care system may seem backwards. Because of your condition, you probably need more healthcare than most people but currently, there’s a big chance that it will be very expensive for your or you get denied coverage altogether. This can be frustration and[Read More »]

Health Insurance Plans

When you buy personal health insurance, you’re going to be met with a variety of plans and options  you have understand. Things like coverage amounts, deductibles, pre-existing conditions, and in and out of network doctors is enough to make anyone’s head spin but it’s best to start at the beginning.[Read More »]
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Student Health Insurance

Whether it’s your first time on a college campus or you’re going to get your graduate degree, you have to make sure that you have some form of health insurance. In addition to choosing your degree path, it’s going to be one of the more important decisions you make while[Read More »]
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Self Employed Health Insurance

Becoming an entrepreneur is a big moment. Maybe you’ve always dreamed of owning your own bakery but when you finally do it, there are many things you need to think about. Health insurance is one of them. In fact, this is one of the major issues when moving from a[Read More »]

Familiy Health Insurance

If you decide to forgo your employer health insurance plan or it isn't even offered and you’re single, shopping for personal insurance isn't that hard because you only need to worry about one person. But if you have a family, trying to buy family health insurance can be difficult because you have to make[Read More »]

Individual Health Insurance

If you work for a large company, it’s likely your employer offers health insurance through a group plan. While this may be enough for you, a group plan has some drawbacks. When something is standardized, it leaves little room for flexibility so you may find yourself paying for things you[Read More »]

How To Buy and Compare Health Insurance

If your employer offers health insurance, it’s recommended that you take advantage of their benefits. The amount of coverage you receive for the price you pay is worth it but not everyone has that luxury. If you work for a small business, you may not have access to health care[Read More »]