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Health Insurance for the Self Employed Greenwood SC

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.

Don May
80 LADIES ISLAND DR SUITE F
Beaufort, SC
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Company: LPL FINANCIAL
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424 Old Cherokee Road
Lexington, SC
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Insure Carolina Group
(803) 750-7185
326 Massingale Rd.
Columbia, SC
 
Triest & Freudenberg Group Inc.
(843) 556-6232
1052 Gardner Road
Charleston, SC
 
HealthMarkets
(864) 294-0314
250 S. Pleasantburg Dr.
Greenville, SC
 
Martin Shapiro
2435 E. North Street
Greenville, SC
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Fee-Only Comprehensive Financial Planning,Wealth Engineering,IRA, 401k, Roth IRA, QDRO Rollovers,CD Alternative,Medicare Planning,Health Care Insurance,Retirement Planning,Real Estate Investment Planning,Commission-Only Financial Planning (Full Disclosure),Insurance & Risk Management Planning,Retirement Income Distribution Planning,Education Funding & Financial Aid Planning,Hourly Financial Planning Engagements,Portfolio Engineering,401k Rollover From Employer,Income for Life/ Preserve Principal

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BasicPlus Insurance Services, LLC
(803) 233-6139
PO Box 682
Irmo, SC
 
Lowcountry Insurance Associates
(843) 478-2662
15 A Gamecock Ave.
Charleston, SC
 
Discount Dental Services
(800) 515-7401
123 Street
Charleston, SC
 
The J&J Agency, LLC
(877) 634-7787
210 West Stone Ave
Greenville, SC
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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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South Carolina State Mandated Health Insurance Coverage

Medical insurance benefits that insurers must provide include: alcohol/substance abuse, audiologist, autism, bone mass measurement, breast reconstruction, cervical cancer/HPV screening, chiropractor, cleft lip and palate, dependent coverage (including newborns, adopted children, disabled dependent adults), diabetic supplies, emergency room service, mammography, mastectomy (including minimum stay), maternity minimum stay, mental health, off-label drug use, optometrist, podiatrist, prostate cancer screening, psychologist, social worker, speech therapist

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