March 31st is fast approaching and with it the deadline for purchasing health insurance. I encourage all my readers to learn more about health insurance through GetCoveredAmerica.org.
Health insurance is a hotly debated topic, but I also know that lack of healthcare coverage and lack of affordable coverage can cause major issues. More Americans file bankruptcy due to medical expenses than any other reason. No matter how much you have saved up even a short visit to the ER or hospital can put you deep into debt.
Health insurance isn’t a perfect system even with reforms, but I believe living without coverage is too risky, so I recommend you read on to learn more about getting health insurance and how to get help if you need it.
How do you enroll?
Visit GetCoveredAmerica.org to learn how to enroll in health insurance and to get answers to common questions. You can connect to their state Health Insurance Marketplaces directly.
What if I can’t afford health insurance?
Use the “Get Covered Calculator” to see how much help you could qualify for to cover your monthly insurance cost.
What if I’ve been denied health insurance before?
Under the new health care law, you cannot be denied coverage because you are sick or have a pre-existing condition.
What if I need help?
Use Get Covered America 101 page to find answers to the most commonly asked questions, or the locator tool to find an expert who can help. By entering your zip code, you will get the name and phone number of experts who can help you complete your application and understand your health insurance options.