Having a baby is expensive. You can look no further than the back page of the summary of benefits of your major medical policy. There, you’ll see an estimated cost of your pregnancy. Most pregnancies command out-of-pocket expenses into the thousands – after your major medical insurance paid its share. This excludes any high-risk testing, a cesarean birth, or a high-risk pregnancy. While the potential costs seem overwhelming, supplemental pregnancy insurance helps pay for these out-of-pocket expenses. A supplemental health insurance policy (like supplemental pregnancy insurance) pays for these costs “gaps” that your underlying health insurance doesn’t pay.
In recent years, hospital indemnity insurance has made strides. This type of insurance has been around for awhile. However, not until the rapidly increasing deductibles, coinsurance, and copays with health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, has hospital indemnity insurance been in the spotlight. In light of increasingly higher out of pocket expenses, people are turning to hospital indemnity insurance for cost assistance and peace of mind. Is hospital indemnity insurance worth the money? In this article, we describe hospital indemnity insurance and if it is worth the money or not.
One can’t underestimate the importance of health insurance here in the United States. If you and your family have a social security number, you can usually obtain a policy that complies with the Affordable Care Act. Some people here in the United States, including children, don’t have a social security number. We know your children are very important. You want the best for them. You can still purchase health insurance for them, even if they do not have a social security number. In this article, we discuss health insurance for children without a social security number.
You know the saying. You must be living under a rock if you haven’t heard about the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA, also known as “TrumpCare”). Maybe you have heard from one of your friends that he or she will no longer be able to obtain affordable health insurance due to a pre-existing condition. Or, that premiums will rise significantly. Or, that penalties will increase. The proposed bill has certainly garnered much attention, some truthful and some not. In this article, we will give an AHCA summary and discuss the truths and myths of the Act. We hope that after reading this article, you feel empowered and informed. [Read more…]