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4 Types of Health Insurance and How to Choose One

If you need to buy health insurance, you can choose from four basic types of policies. These policies vary in monthly cost, benefits, and deductible. The Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act (ACA, or “Obamacare”) made it impossible for health insurance companies to deny you health insurance due to

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Common Reasons Disability Claims Are Denied

You have disability insurance to protect your loved ones should you become disabled and can no longer earn a living. It is important that you understand the most common reasons disability claims are denied before purchasing a policy. You Filed for Benefits Too Late. Long-term disability insurance policies require that

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Choosing Disability Insurance

Disability insurance serves a critical role in your health and welfare should you become very ill, incapacitated, and need special care in the future. However, when choosing a disability insurance policy, you must be careful to avoid four pitfalls: 1. Benefits could cancel each other. Group insurance policies, such as

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What Does Health Insurance Cover After Pregnancy?

Your health insurance covers some of the medical costs during and after having your baby. Expectant mothers rely on their health insurance to cover outpatient services for prenatal visits with their doctor, screenings, medications, and inpatient care before and during the birth process. Health insurance policies vary in the options

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How to Read a Summary of Benefits and Coverage

The Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) was created under the Affordable Care Act. It was designed as a standardized tool to help you better understand what is covered by your health plan or to directly compare different health insurance plans. The following is a guide on how to read

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What Determines the Cost of Health Insurance?

Everyone in the U.S. needs health insurance today. When you reach age 65, Medicare provides low-cost health coverage. Below that age, the cost of health insurance can vary, depending on a number of factors. Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect, insurance companies are using different factors to

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Can I Change My Health Insurance If I Move?

If you move across town, you may not be able to change your health insurance. If you move out of state, on the other hand, you may be required to change it. Your health insurance may not cross state lines with you. Some plans may terminate when you move to

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9 Ways to Eat Healthy This Holiday Season

We all know that we should eat healthy food, but when the holidays arrive, all bets are off! The abundant treats associated with the holiday season can come with consequences. Using these tips so you can enjoy the season while watching your weight and staying healthy. Smaller Quantities If you

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How to Avoid the Winter Blues

The “winter blues” are not imaginary. Millions of people feel depressed during the winter months due to the reduced sunlight, which is believed to increase more melatonin, the hormone that triggers sleep, creating feelings of fatigue, lethargy, and depression. Rather than living with the condition, you have options to help

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