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Health insurance in the UK is designed to cover the costs of private treatment for what are commonly known as acute conditions.
Health Insurance is designed to cover treatment for curable, short-term illness or injury (commonly known as acute conditions).
All insurers and anyone else advising on health insurance must have their own complaints procedure in place and be covered by the financial ombudsman.
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  Health Insurance
Health insurance is not like your homeowner or auto insurance where you can typically make if effective on the date of application.
Health insurance policies usually must be approved by the insurance company before they are effective.
Any health insurance policy applied for by a small employer must be considered by the insurance company without regard to the health conditions of the employees and dependents.
www.state.sd.us /drr2/reg/insurance/consumer/health.html   (5817 words)

 Health Insurance, by John C. Goodman: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty
Rising health care costs lead to higher health insurance premiums, giving the people who are being overcharged through the system of community rating greater incentives to find cheaper alternatives.
Because the health insurance premiums are deductible expenses for employers, many workers effectively avoid a 28 percent income tax, a 15.3 percent tax for Social Security (half of which is paid by employers), and a 2 to 9 percent state and local income tax.
Many economists who have studied the health insurance market believe that a more prudent approach would be to choose a high deductible and put the savings (from lower premiums) in individual medical savings accounts.
www.econlib.org /library/Enc/HealthInsurance.html   (2438 words)

 Health insurance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Health insurance is a type of insurance whereby the insurer pays the medical costs of the insured if the insured becomes sick due to covered causes, or due to accidents.
The concept of health insurance was proposed in 1694 by Hugh the Elder Chamberlen from the Peter Chamberlen family.
Some other factors that cause an increase in health insurance prices are health related: insufficient exercise; unhealthy food choices; a shortage of doctors in impoverished or rural areas; excessive alcohol use, smoking, street drugs, obesity, among some parts of the population; and the modern sedentary lifestyle of the middle classes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Health_insurance   (1663 words)

 Health Insurance
Determining your specific health insurance needs and choosing a plan that is best for you and your family--and your pocketbook--can be a daunting task but it's a necessary one.
Health insurance is so important that the Federal government passed a law called COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) that allows for coverage through an employer (with at least 20 employees) to be continued for at least 18 months under a variety of conditions.
Personal health information generally may not be used for purposes not related to health care, and providers may use or share only the minimum amount of protected information needed for a particular purpose.
www.healthywomen.org /healthtopics/healthinsurance/q/L2/38/L1/3   (6018 words)

 Health Insurance - Affordable Health Insurance Quotes for Medical Insurance
Medical insurance premiums are determined by health insurance companies in accordance with state regulations, so you will not find a lower premium for any of the major medical health insurance plans quoted by agencies listed on our website.
Whether you are looking for family health insurance for you and your family or group health insurance for your small business, we provide access to quotes and information to help you determine how to choose the best plan and utilize your coverage.
Most major insurance plans do offer supplemental dental insurance, but purchasing a stand-alone policy may be more affordable if you understand the different plan types, compare premiums, and choose wisely.
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 Checkup on Health Insurance Choices
Definitions of the health insurance terms used are included in the section called Understanding Health Insurance Terms.
With health insurance, you protect yourself and your family in case you need medical care that could be very expensive.
By studying your health insurance options carefully, you will be able to pick the one that provides you with the coverage you need, no matter what it is called.
www.ahrq.gov /consumer/insuranc.htm   (5232 words)

 Health Insurance Costs, Health Care & Health Care Services - Research, Public Opinion, Facts & Analysis - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
People who have any health care spending in a year now pay on average 35% of the costs out of pocket, but their spending and their share of spending varies significantly among different groups.
Americans receive their health care coverage from a variety of sources including private insurance provided through their employment or purchased on their own, and public insurance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
Descriptions of how the private health insurance market operates and how it is regulated are provided in a series of fact sheets, chart packs, and reports.
www.kff.org /insurance/index.cfm   (1559 words)

 Health Insurance
Health Carrier Annual Complaint Comparison Guide provides you with helpful information to assess your insurance company and compare it against other companies.
The prescription contraceptive coverage rule signed by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler on Sept. 5, takes effect Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, enabling most insured women access to the prescription contraceptive of their choice.
A fact shee about the law requiring health insurance carriers to provide access to every category of health-care providers.
www.insurance.wa.gov /consumers/health/healthinsurance.asp   (0 words)

 Reports & Initiatives - Health Insurance - CHCF.org
Health insurance is the primary financial vehicle for obtaining access to quality medical care and for reimbursing providers who deliver care.
Approximately two-thirds of Californians obtain health insurance through the private market; yet, almost one in five Californians remains uninsured.
CHCF has partnered with the Health Affairs journal since 1997 to support the publication of health policy research on issues crucial to California.
www.chcf.org /topics/healthinsurance/index.cfm   (185 words)

 Health Insurance
All you need is a perfect health insurance agent to advice, analyze and help you get insurance with minimum risk.
An agent’s duty is to help families, individuals and businesses select insurance policies that suit the requirements.
We also have a list of health insurance, health insurance quotes, affordable health insurance, insurance plan, international health insurance, health insurance coverage and individual health insurance.
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 Health Insurance
The HMO that was good when you and your spouse were childless may no longer be the best choice.
Don't automatically select the health insurance plan you had last year.
A growing number of middle-class Americans are opting out of health insurance to save money for other expenses.
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The rising cost of medical care and the resulting pressure on health insurance premiums makes health insurance top priority if you want to have your health expenses covered at a reasonable cost.
The current health insurance system is quite complex and constantly changing.
LIFE INSURANCE NEEDS: Reasons you may want to consider life insurance even after the kids have grown up.
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 MedlinePlus: Health Insurance
Insurance through employers is often with a managed care plan.
These plans contract with health care providers and medical facilities to provide care for members at reduced costs.
If you do not have health insurance, you must pay your medical bills directly or rely on health care providers or organizations that donate care.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/healthinsurance.html   (0 words)

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 Health Insurance - Main
View the most recent reports, briefs (short reports), and data on Health Insurance.
Health Status, Health Insurance and Health Services Utilization: 2001 (P70-106) SIPP [PDF]
Contact the HHES Information area at 301-763-3242 or visit ask.census.gov for further information on Health Insurance Data.
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