Low Cost Health Insurance - Is There An Alternative To Health Insurance?

 


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Have you been searching for low cost health insurance but don't know where to turn? You're not alone, there are now millions of people without health insurance here in the United States. The situation is completely unacceptable as far as I'm concern, however, I'm only one voice and my one voice only carries so far. There are ways that you can lower your health insurance costs, one of which is by raising your annual deductible to a higher level. Let me explain how this works.

By raising your annual deductible you'll still have substantial coverage towards any hospitalization costs, but it means that you'll probably be paying the majority of your doctor visits out-of-pocket. Most people only see the doctor once or twice a year and even then, most of the time it's for sickness not injury so you'd be looking at possibly only paying the cost of two doctor visits, plus the cost of prescriptions, if any. Of course, this is assuming that you're an individual. A family of four might be a little bit more difficult to provide for out-of-pocket.

There are now also health insurance alternatives that are similar to dental discount plans. These plans are not health insurance, but offer discounted rates from regular doctors fees by paying cash at the time of the visit. Although I have heard of these and know that some people are doing well with them, I'm not completely educated on these yet. I know that they work out well for some people that are uninsurable. If a person is uninsurable then doesn't matter what the cost is in the first place because they can't get it. Any type of a discount on health care at that point would be wonderful. It's just something else to keep in mind if you're in need of low-cost health insurance and are unable to find it.

I highly recommend that you take advantage of some of the free health insurance quotes that are available on the Internet. You might come across a low cost health insurance plan that fits in your budget after all.

Joe Stewart Is A Former Health Insurance Agent. He's Made Understanding Health Insurance Easy For Others. You Can Learn More About Health Insurance And Get Free Health Insurance Quotes For Individual And Family At His Website TheHealthInsuranceGuys.org or by clicking on Low Cost Health Insurance

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