It is important that whatever valuable a person has should be insured but health being one such thing which needs insurance more than most as once good health is lost would be difficult to recover.
There are many different ways by which you can go in for health insurance so that it does not affect your pocket that much. The various policies available to you are:
• Fee for service insurance in this type of health insurance it pays the each portion of medical you get such as doctors visit or anything else and you pay the remaining costs. Premiums are a little higher but manageable.
• Managed care plans is the other option available to the users for health insurance in this the insurance company has contacts with doctors and hospitals to provide you with services. You pay the monthly premiums and a small amount of co pay to the service providers usually ranging in between £10 – £15 this is a cheaper form of health insurance hence very affordable
• COBRA is an acronym for consolidated omnibus reconciliation act of 1985. With this you can get health insurance. This is under the federal government so approachable to everyone.
The types of policies in these include
• Guaranteed renewable
• Non cancelable
These three ways provide you with the option of going in for health insurance. Also you can choose between an individual policy and a family policy for your health insurance plan.
An independent broker can help you a great deal in understanding the health insurance policy that you would need to take depending on your credit and your needs. Apart from that he can give answers to all the queries which would further enhance your understanding of health insurance. There are a plenty of options available to you to choose from in case of health insurances.
It is difficult for people with pre existing conditions which include pre agreement diseases to get insurance cover. However they can go in for coverages like:
• Open enrollment
• Health insurance provability and accountability act (HIPAA)
• State requirements
• High – risk pools
• Temporary coverage
This can serve the purpose of people with pre existing conditions.
Most of the things in life can be recovered but health is one thing that is difficult to recover without proper care. That proper care can be received with health insurance. After all it is your own health and concerns not only you but all the people around you.