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Health Insurance for the Self Employed Evergreen CO

One of your best options for the self employed health insurance is to join a group or association of self-employed people or professionals in your area.

KAISER PERMANENTE- KEN CARYL
(303) 338-4545
7600 Shaffer Parkway
Littleton, CO
 
KAISER PERMANENTE - WADSWORTH, LITTLETON
(303) 972-4500
5257 S. Wadsworth Blvd
Littleton, CO
 
Colorado Health and Life
(303) 997-7189
9242 W Louisiana Avenue
Lakewood , CO
 
West Denver Dentist
(720) 763-9070
7575 West 20th Avenue
Lakewood, CO
 
LIFEHEALTH
(303) 730-1902
5554 S. Prince St. #131
Littleton, CO
 
Brown & Brown Insurance of Colorado
(720) 963-4244
7110 W. Jefferson Ave., Suite 100
Denver , CO
 
Associated Agents
(303) 238-7341
1970 Kipling Street
Lakewood , CO
 
Strategic Alliance Financial Group
(303) 870-9142
494 Sheridan Blvd., Suite B-206
Denver , CO
 
Wealth Strategies Group Guardian Life
(720) 334-7115
13545 W 67th Place
Arvada , CO
 
New York Life Insurance Company
(303) 548-2586
6850 W 52nd Avenue Suite 200
Arvada , CO
 

Health Insurance for the Self Employed

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Health Insurance for the Self Employed

Are you self-employed? Welcome to the world of entrepreneurs! This is one of the fastest growing areas of today's job market.

While it has advantages to be your own boss, it also has disadvantages. One of those disadvantages can be trying to negotiate individual policies for your health and dental coverage.

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Except, you might not have to do that.

One of your best options is to join a group or association of self-employed people or professionals in your area. These groups often have access to health and dental plans on a group basis that can reduce your premiums, while giving you the kind of insurance you want.

If you can get your insurance through a professional group or association, it could save you a lot of money on your premiums and you are likely to be able to afford better coverage.

Still, always shop around! Talk to representatives of more than one organization. Speak to other self-employed people in your area. Do they belong to any local professional groups or associations? Do they have medical or dental coverage through these groups? Find out what kind of benefit's they receive and, if possible, talk about the costs. If you are speaking to another self-employed person, be sure to ask them if they are happy with the kind of health or dental coverage they have. Don't forget to ask how long they've had this coverage. Sometimes problems only arise with an insurer over time.

Here are some other things to do on your way to finding the right insurance for you:

  • Check with your State Department of Insurance and make sure the insurance company you are considering is licensed in your state.
  • Check the complaint index that most State Insurance Departments compile.
  • If you decide to sign up for coverage, READ THE PROPOSED POLICY FIRST! Read the Policy and Outline of Coverage word for word and ask questions if it does not make sense. Hopefully, the agent who calls on you will be ethical and knowledgeable. However, you have to be prepared that the agent may not be working in your interest.

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Colorado State Mandated Health Insurance Coverage

Medical insurance benefits that insurers must provide include: acupuncture services, alcohol and drug abuse treatment, audiologist, autism, birthing center/midwife, breast reconstruction, cervical cancer/HPV screening, chiropractor, cleft lip and palate, clinical trial (cancer), colorectal cancer screening, congenital defect, dental anesthesia, dentist, dependent coverage (including newborns, adopted children, dependent student/adult, non-custodial children or stepchildren, disabled dependent adults, domestic partner, civil union), diabetes (self-management and supplies), early intervention service, emergency room service, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, hearing aids for minors, home health care, hospice care, HPV vaccine, licensed health professional, mammography, maternity (including minimum stay), mental health, nurse (including nurse midwife, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, psychiatric nurse), optometrist, oral surgeon, orthotics, osteopath (D.O.), pain management specialist, PKU/metabolic disorder, podiatrist, prosthetics, prostate cancer screening, psychologist, reconstructive surgery, smoking cessation, social worker, speech therapist, telemedicine, well child care

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