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Elective Surgery and Your Health Insurance

What is Elective Surgery? A procedure that will potentially improve the quality of your life, though not considered medically necessary, is an elective surgery. If a doctor or insurance company

Does Health Insurance Cover Dermatology?

Depending on the reason for your visit and what kind of coverage you have, your major medical plan will likely pay for dermatology services. The variables to consider are: What

Dependent Children and Health Insurance

Question: What are your plans for your 26th birthday? Answer: Finding a health plan! Under the health law, once you’re 26 years old, you can no longer be insured by

What About Coverage for Braces?

Something that may seem obvious to a health insurance agent is not quite as clear to most consumers. According to various forums and our Google Analytics, it seems a number

How to Understand A Health Insurance Brochure

OK, so, I wanted to write a page about the exclusions and limitations in a health insurance policy. So, in a totally new, never-before-done article I wanted to illustrate some

What Are Short-term Medical Plans?

The benefits of a short-term plan are lesser known than perhaps a comprehensive health plan, but one could help significantly during certain life events. Temporary health insurance is just that

Health Insurance and Alternative Medicine

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has been a increasingly popular source of American healthcare for many years. As more people find comfort in a holistic solution to minor ailments over

What is a Co-payment?

What is a Copayment? A copayment, or copay, is the cost of a medical service as indicated by the health insurance company. Copays are fixed rates applied to the first-dollar

How to Cancel Your Health Insurance

If you no longer want your individual health insurance policy, you can cancel at any time, no questions asked. However, if you cancel your plan and experience a gap in