What is Health Insurance?

Health insurance provides financial support for medical services and treatments. The benefits of a health care insurance policy usually cover routine consultations and procedures, preventive and emergency procedures. As of 2010, 84% of Americans were covered by health insurance. Up to 55% of covered residents had employer insurance, 31% qualified for public health insurance and 10% had direct coverage.

 

  • Gender Rating for Women’s Health Insurance

    by Michele Postler, Wednesday, January 23, 2013

    Apparently there is a tax out there called “woman tax”, and its been showing up on things like dry cleaning, deodorant, and goods that are imported because they are sold to women. But more importantly it has also been showing up in health care costs.

  • Health care insurance in the future

    by Michele Postler, Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    The recession is still in full swing and the interest rates are as low as they can go, so it is no surprise that employer provided health care costs will increase. With the new Obamacare plan if you are not receiving coverage from your employer you can purchase your own coverage, which may be a booming trend in the future.

  • Consistency Is Key

    by Matt Lindland, Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    Tips on staying healthy by Olympic wrestling medalist and UFC fighter Matt “The Law” Lindland. Set goals. Start small and work your way up to bigger goals. Every small victory is another notch in the belt that will help you eventually reach your ultimate goal. That goal might be to get faster, get stronger, lose weight, lower cholesterol or just look good in a swimsuit for the upcoming vacation on the beach.

  • Deciphering Health Care Insurance Plans

    by Michele Postler, Saturday, December 8, 2012

    The biggest question facing someone without health insurance currently is how much is health insurance. Hopefully, this article will provide a better understanding of the different types of health insurance options that are available to you and will make that decision easier when the time comes to actually purchase the insurance.

  • The New Health Care Reform – Changes Starting in 2013

    by Michele Postler, Monday, November 26, 2012

    The new health care reform is fast approaching and the implementations are already starting in January 2013. This is before the final and mandatory implementation that all Americans must have health insurance in place before January 2014 or pay a tax penalty if you decide not to.