Health Guides

Learn about different types of preventative healthcare and why you need to stay on top of your health with our health guides.


Your Complete Guide on Short-Term Medical Plans
Your Complete Guide on Short-Term Medical Plans

Short-term medical plans might be a good option if you have a gap in your health insurance coverage or are between jobs. Before shopping for short-term health insurance plans, weighing the pros and cons is essential. Keep reading for crucial information about this temporary coverage. What Are Short-Term Medical Plans? Short-term health insurance is temporary […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 02, 2022 | 3 MIN READ

How to Get Help With Your Medical Bills
How to Get Help With Your Medical Bills

Having to deal with medical debt can be one of the most debilitating experiences of anyone’s life. We can all relate to that feeling of panic when you see the bill in the mailbox and the urge to set it aside to avoid dealing with it, unsure how to get help with medical bills. The […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 02, 2022 | 1 MIN READ

Your Complete Guide on Fixed Indemnity Plans
Your Complete Guide on Fixed Indemnity Plans

If you don’t have health insurance, fixed indemnity plans may help you pay medical bills with a cash benefit. But these insurance products may not be for everyone and should be considered carefully. Let’s break down a fixed indemnity plan, what it involves, and whether it’s worth purchasing. What is a Fixed Indemnity Plan? A […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 02, 2022 | 2 MIN READ

Your Guide To Employer-Provided Health Plans
Your Guide To Employer-Provided Health Plans

Companies often offer employee benefits; these benefits may include health insurance. Employer-provided health insurance is usually a group health plan and covers the medical expenses of the employee and, sometimes, their spouse or dependents. Job-based health insurance features several requirements and differs slightly from individual healthcare plans. Read on to learn more about these health […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 02, 2022 | 2 MIN READ

Health Insurance Guide for Same-Sex Couples
Health Insurance Guide for Same-Sex Couples

The civil rights cases United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and marked a huge win for the LGBT community. The court decision means the law recognizes same-sex marriages as equal under the law in all states and the District of Columbia. These US Supreme Court […]

UPDATED: OCTOBER 24, 2022 | 3 MIN READ

Health Insurance Coverage For Mental Health Services
Health Insurance Coverage For Mental Health Services

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, around 51.5 million people experience mental illness yearly in the US. Unfortunately, only 45% of those adults received any treatment for their condition in a year. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes mental health insurance more accessible than ever. However, your actual coverage depends on your plan […]

UPDATED: OCTOBER 04, 2022 | 1 MIN READ

Can I Get Health Insurance Without a Job?
Can I Get Health Insurance Without a Job?

It can be stressful to navigate health insurance coverage while unemployed. Fortunately, you still have health insurance options after job loss. While group coverage isn’t an option for those without an employer, you can still enroll in individual or family plans. Keep reading to learn more about enrolling in insurance while unemployed and how to […]

UPDATED: OCTOBER 04, 2022 | 2 MIN READ

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Guide for 2023
Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Guide for 2023

Fall’s arrival puts Americans just a few months away from the arrival of the (ACA) Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment period, where anyone can sign up for health insurance. Read on to learn more about Open Enrollment, preparing, and getting affordable healthcare coverage. What is Affordable Care Open Enrollment? The Affordable Care Act is known […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 02, 2022 | 3 MIN READ

Complete Guide to Affordable Care Act Plans
Complete Guide to Affordable Care Act Plans

If you’re shopping for health insurance for yourself and your dependents, you may consider purchasing health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. New to the insurance-buying process or unfamiliar with the Affordable Care Act? Here’s everything you need to know to find the right ACA plan and how to apply for Marketplace coverage at HealthCare.gov. […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 01, 2022 | 2 MIN READ

2023 Update on Open Enrollment for Health Insurance by State
2023 Update on Open Enrollment for Health Insurance by State

Open enrollment is typically a time of change; it’s when you get to either buy a different insurance plan or change the health insurance plan that you currently have. How open enrollment works for you depends on how you obtained your insurance. Many people get their insurance through their job, and business insurance varies. The […]

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 04, 2022 | 2 MIN READ