If you are currently shopping for health insurance, there are many different aspects you will need to consider when picking the plan that will work best for your life. Here are a few important tips for updating your health care coverage during Open Enrollment:

  • Check for financial assistance: It is wroth exploring to see if you qualify for some kind of financial assistance to help you pay for your health care plan and expenses. Eligibility is based on your annual income and the size of your entire household, while insurance advisors can help you in applying for the financial assistance, should you qualify for it.
  • Don't overlook plan benefits: When people think of their health care coverage, they tend to only consider the medical benefits and care that are available. However, there is more to any plan than just that side of the equation. Be sure to take a look at all of the wellness services offered, such as preventative care, and how those factor into the overall cost.
  • Understand the entire network: Choosing a health care plan is about more than just the individual plan itself, but it is also part of a larger network of doctors and other medical professionals and health care providers. You will need to take a look at the entire network, and the doctors it provides, to see if it is worth signing up for the plan itself.

Of course, using a local agent is one of the best things you can do while shopping around. A local agent will be able to provide you with everything you need to know in order for you to make a well-informed health care decision.

Whether you choose to go the home health care route or visit a local physician, be sure to check back here again for more health insurance help and information. Contact a member of our team to learn more about available options.