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Health Insurance Policy Choices - General Health Insurance Guide Fort Benning GA

Can I afford health insurance? The bottom line is the amount of the premium. If the premium is more than you can afford, but you are still interested.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - Amanda Barbaree
(706) 985-2168
2357 Warm Springs Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Noah Reichert
2450 Atlanta Hwy
Cumming, GA
Company
Company: North Georgia Investment Planning LLC
Education
Georgia State University/BS PUblic and Urban Affairs
Georgia State University/MBA in Finance
Years Experience
Years Experience: 5
Service
Real Estate Investment Planning,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Estate Tax Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Wealth Management,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Investment Consulting & Allocation Design,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Individual Income Tax Planning,Pension for Highly Compensated

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American Diabetes Association
(404) 320-7100
17 Executive Park Drive
Atlanta, GA
 
America's Business Benefit Association
(770) 331-7793
2300 Lakeview Parkway
Alpharetta, GA
 
AFLAC
(866) 815-2674
8075 Mall Parkway
Lithonia, GA
 
Harold Lundy
1091 Ashland Drive
Statham, GA
Company
Company: Lundy Insurance Group, Inc.
Service
Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Stock Market Alternative,Alternative Investments,Disability Insurance,Annuities,Annuity Ideas & Strategy Planning,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicaid,Life Insurance,Long-Term Health Care Planning,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal,Medicare Planning,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning

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Sam Evans, MBA, CFA
4989 Peachtree Parkway
Norcross, GA
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Investment Advisor Rep: Yes
Registered Investor: Yes
Education
MBA - Financial Services; Lipscomb University; Nashville, TN
Major: Accounting; Lipscomb University
Service
Real Estate Investment Planning,Planning For Personal Finances & Budgeting,Retirement Income Accumulation Planning,Wealth Engineering,Asset Protection Strategies & Planning,Pension for Highly Compensated Owners,Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Stock Market Alternative,Wealth Management,Medicaid,Alternative Asset Class Planning,Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Portfolio Engineering,Mortgage Refinancing,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,IRA,

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(770) 965-8445
5914 Nachoochee Tr.
Flowery Branch, GA
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American General Life
(770) 518-0277
8235 Dunwoody Pl
Atlanta, GA
 
American Hearing Centers
(404) 929-0067
2789 Clairmont Road
Atlanta, GA
 
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Health Insurance Policy Choices - General Health Insurance Guide

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Health Insurance Policy Choices

This is a big question. If you are shopping for health insurance on your own you will have a wide range of factors to consider. Even if your employer provides you with health insurance, you may have multiple plans to choose from. How do you decide what's right for you?

The most important thing, before deciding on health insurance, is to ask yourself the right questions:

Can I afford health insurance?
The bottom line is the amount of the premium. If the premium is more than you can afford, but you are still interested, perhaps you can tailor the plan to fit you. Are there options to insure only large health expenses? If your family is in good health, you could gamble that you will only need coverage for large health expenses, such as 'emergency' situations, and tailor your coverage that way.

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State policies on insurance vary widely. Some states require that insurance companies cover everyone, regardless. This means that the risk is spread over everyone, and your premiums will be the same as everyone else's even if you are young and healthy. In this case, your options for a lower price policy will be limited.

You might have to look for a job which has health insurance as a benefit in this case, if you can't afford premiums.

What am I expected to pay?
It's not just about the premiums you pay for health insurance. It's also about the costs that you incur when you use health services. What is the deductible? What percentage of the health expense (minus deductible) will I be reimbursed? These are also important considerations, especially if you or your family members are frequent users of health care services.

Does this medial insurance plan cover the services I (or my family) use?
If you have seen a Chiropractor for years you will likely want this to be a covered therapy. Not all health insurance plans cover alternative health practitioners - check the fine print.

Not all health insurance plans cover preventative medicine. If you'd rather take action before you get sick check your coverage.

Also, be sure that the medial insurance will cover you for your pre-existing health conditions. If it doesn't, or it has a waiting period, be sure you understand how that will impact you and your family.

Health insurance plans may also restrict your ability to change doctors, see doctors outside of the plan or get access to specialists. Read the fine print.

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Georgia State Mandated Health Insurance Coverage

Medical insurance benefits that insurers must provide include: alcohol/drug abuse treatment, ambulatory surgery centers, athletic trainer, autism, bone marrow transplant, bone mass measurement, breast reconstruction, cervical cancer/HPV screening, chiropractor, chlamydia screening, clinical trial (cancer), colorectal cancer screening, contraceptives, dental anesthesia, dependent coverage (including newborns, adopted children, dependent student/adult, disabled dependent adults, diabetes (self-manangement and supplies), emergency room service, first nurse assistant, habilitative service for congential or genetic defects, hearing aids for minors, heart transplant, in vitro fertilization, mammography, mastectomy (including minimum stay), maternity (including minimum stay), mental health, morbid obesity treatment, off-label drug use, optometrist, ovarian cancer screening, prostate cancer screening, psychologist, TMJ disorder, vision care service, well child care

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