With all the health insurance options that are available today you might be wondering which company is right for me. Most of us purchase health insurance based on impulse. We look at the next TV ad or some mailer that we got. The reason I can say that is because I’ve been in health insurance industry as insurance broker for over a decade. I will share with you things you should look for when shopping for health insurance. Also I will share with you a company which offers best options you can possibly get in health insurance coverage.
The reality is most of us are educated by insurance companies on what to look for in health insurance coverage. We are misled in looking for featured in coverage that insurance companies tell us we should look for. We go to insurance company’s websites to educate our self about insurance, which is completely absurd. I can reassure you that insurance companies are not going to tell you on what you truly should be looking for. I bet if I was going to ask you what to look for in health insurance coverage you might tell me things like; Deductible, co-pays, low monthly premiums. Well…. Maybe. Let ask our self’s on why do we have health insurance coverage in the first place? To protect our self from large unexpected medical bills. That would be a true statement that is what insurance is intended to do.
There is more to health insurance plans and companies than you ever thought. Let me ask you this question… If god forbid critical emergency did happen to you and you required a specialist, would you would to have access to the best specialist in the world or some local doctor? There are literally millions of people die every year because they did not have access to the specialist. Most presidents of the United States if ever required a specialist were taken to Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic is a world class hospital known around the world as the best medical facility for major illnesses and accidents. Do you think your insurance company will let you get treatment at Mayo Clinic? The answer is absolutely not, not a chance. What if you were in a car accident and there decision had to be made where your leg had to be cut of because the place that you were treated at did not have the right specialist to reconstruct the leg and your health insurance company was not willing to pay for reconstruction surgery at a facility like Moyo Clinic. Well at least you know you saved couple of buck on your health insurance that you called from one-eight hundred number that you saw on that TV commercial.
The coverage that I wanted to share with you is offered by not yet very known insurance company. The company itself has been around longer than any other health insurance company in the world. They have been in business since 1892 and the name is Fortis. Fortis in early 2006 was the 26th largest company in the world. The health insurance is marketed under name of Assurant Health. Assurant Health is know a quality company that provides health insurance to families, self-employed, individuals, small businesses and large businesses. Assurant Health has a slogan that goes like this Our Health Plan is Based on Yours”. Why Assurant Health is so much better that anything that is available on health insurance market today.
Assurant Health has easy and flexible portfolio of plans to choose from. Also every plan that Assurant Health offers is customizable. Some plans lets you choose how many doctor visits you want the insurance company to pay for. How much of a co-pay do you want to have. Every option that you ad or delete, accordingly lowers or increases your monthly premium. For example for someone like me who is healthy and has not been to a doctor for over five years and do not have coverage for doctor visits and save myself almost one hundred dollars per month. Considering that average doctor visit is sixty five dollars. That means over five years I saved myself almost six thousand dollars. As we discussed earlier let take a look at what is truly important in health insurance coverage. First I am going to mention options that Assurant Health Plans offer that other companies do not. If you think it is not the case with your coverage just stop reading this because it will be just waist of your time. I’ve been in the industry long enough to tell you how plans work. If you think you know how your plans work than obviously you are the expert and you should stop reading this article.
Options that Assurant Plans Include that your plan does not.
Worldwide coverage, 24 hours a day.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re nearby or
Far from home-you’re covered.
Initial rate guarantees-up to 36 months available.
You’ll lock in your premium rate for at least the first 12 month. With many deductibles you have a 24-month rate guarantee-and the option to extend it to a full 36 month!
Lifetime benefit maximum options up to $8 million
You choose the amount of protection you want.
Your choice of doctors and hospitals
You’ll have access to some of the largest and best preferred provider (PPO) networks in the nation.
No referrals necessary to see a specialist
You don’t have to jump through hoops when you need a specialist’s care-simply make an appointment.
Single deductible for accidents.
In the event there’s an accident involving more than one person in your family you’ll pay only one deductible.
No limit on Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
With no daily dollar limit when confined in an ICU, you’ll have the peace of mind you need at a critical time.
Available in most states, Healthy Discount rewards you for maintaining your good health by providing 10% off your renewal rates.