Miami, FL (PressExposure) May 07, 2009 -- HealthInsuranceFinders.com, a popular online health insurance resource, announced that it has recently published a free 2009 Guide to Health Insurance for the Unemployed. Due to current economic times, many people across the United States are facing unemployment and are unaware of the health insurance options that may be available to themselves and their families. Oftentimes, people who have been covered through group insurance plans their entire adult lives are not informed of personal health insurance options.
The health insurance resource guide available at HealthInsuranceFinders.com strives to resolve this problem by empowering the recently unemployed with the knowledge they need to move forward and secure the best medical coverage possible. In the latest version of the guide, users enjoy added features such as a convenient pro/con comparison chart, frequently asked questions as well as additional tips and advice. The user-friendly guide also offers a comprehensive overview of all medical insurance options, as well as potential long-term risks and benefits of each, allowing those seeking insurance to fully understand the choices available to them.
âMaintaining medical coverage is not often top of mind for those going through the transition of unemployment, but in reality the risks associated with a lapse in coverage can be potentially damaging. At HealthInsuranceFinders.com, we are proud to help those recently unemployed easily understand their existing health insurance options, allowing them to confidently select the best coverage to meet their needs,â says Grace Della, VP of Online Marketing for HealthInsuranceFinders.com.
In the 2009 Guide to Health Insurance for the Unemployed, readers gain in-depth knowledge of the COBRA program, including both the federal COBRA Premium Subsidy Program as well as state variations of COBRA laws. Additionally, the guide provides answers to the most frequently asked COBRA questions, including qualifications for eligibility and coverage.
In addition to COBRA information, HealthInsuranceFinders.comâs newest online guide also features an easy to follow overview of available individual and family health insurance plans. By reading the guide, those recently unemployed can gain a better understanding of the underwriting process as well as key benefits to individual health insurance.
Details of available short term health insurance options are also conveniently outlined in the Guide to Health Insurance for the Unemployed. In the Short-Term/Temporary Health Insurance section, readers learn the benefits and limitations to this unique type of coverage.
âAt HealthInsuranceFinders.com, we strive to provide people with as much knowledge as possible to make informed health insurance decisions. Our 2009 Guide to Health Insurance for the Unemployed is a great first step for those who are recently unemployed and are unsure of the options available to maintain their medical coverage," says Della.
The 2009 Guide to Health Insurance for the Unemployed is available for download at [http://www.healthinsurancefinders.com/unemployed/guide/]