Flexible Health Insurance Solutions
A type of insurance coverage that pays for medical and surgical expenses that are incurred by the insured. Most major medical health insurance plans under the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) offer 10 essential benefits that all plans must have (deductibles, out of pocket limits, RX, Maternity etc). These types of plans usually have no medical underwriting and can only be written during “open enrollment” or a “special enrollment period”.
Short Term Major Medical Insurance
This type of insurance is for a specified period of time, normally ranging from 1-11 months. Short-term plans typically do not cover any pre-existing medical conditions and require some sort of medical underwriting.
Limited/Fixed Benefit Plans
A type of plan with reduced benefits. These types of plans are not typically required to provide the same level of coverage as a major medical plan. Limited/Fixed plans will limit the amount of coverage the company will pay per episode of illness or accident. This type of plan has a cap on coverage when that cap is reached the insured is responsible for the balance of the bill.
Group Health Insurance
Group medical coverage refers to a single policy issued to a group (typically a business with employees, although there are other types of groups that can get coverage) that covers all eligible employees and sometimes their dependents.
A life insurance policy is a contract where the insurance company provides a lump-sum payment known as a death benefit, to beneficiaries in the event of the insured’s death, in exchange for a monthly premium. Typically life insurance is chosen based on the needs and goals of the owner.
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
If you are considering an Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan through the government website healthcare.gov, we’ve created a brief tutorial that walks you through the information they ask, finding a plan, and creating an account.
Critical Illness/Critical Care
Is an insurance product where the insurance company typically makes a lump sum cash payment to the policyholder for a diagnosis of a critical illness in exchange for a monthly premium. The most common critical illness are heart attacks, cancer, or stroke. These policies are great to supplement higher deductibles or help with outside bills incurred while recovering.
Is typically a lump sum cash payment to an insured when an accident happens. Accident coverage is great to help supplement deductibles and also help with bills incurred during recovery.
Vision insurance is a type of insurance that entitles you to specific eye care and benefits defined in the policy.