Individuals and families in Wisconsin can request or download this free guide by calling 1-888-245-4197 or visiting www.wpshealthplans.com/toptips.
Madison, WI (PRWEB) February 16, 2012
The right health plan helps people stay healthy and protects their hard-earned savings in the event of a serious injury or illness. The wrong health plan can leave people open to thousands of dollars in unexpected medical costs. That’s why the individual health plan experts at WPS, Wisconsin’s leading not-for-profit health insurer and provider of affordable group and individual health insurance, have teamed up to bring individuals and families a free guide packed with 12 of the industry’s top tips for choosing a health plan that fits their coverage needs and budget.
Individuals and families in Wisconsin can request or download this free guide by calling 1-888-245-4197 or visiting http://www.wpshealthplans.com/toptips.
“Everyone needs a good health plan,” said Jim Baird, vice president of individual sales at WPS Health Insurance. “But choosing the right plan can be difficult. Whether you are self-employed, a small-business employee without group coverage, an early retiree, or between jobs, ‘Top Tips for Buying Individual Health Insurance’ contains valuable tips to help you understand your options and get the most from your health plan.”
This free 20-page guide provides helpful information about:
-- How today’s high-deductible plans offer not just savings, but real value
-- Why the most inexpensive plan often isn’t the most affordable plan
-- The difference between embedded and non-embedded deductibles—and why one can save thousands of dollars each year
-- Why purchasing separate policies for individual family members can help some families save significantly
-- The benefits of a little-known but fast-growing type of health plan that can lower premiums, save money, and help pay for future medical expenses, tax-free
Plus, readers will find answers to commonly asked health insurance questions, definitions of common terms, personal stories from WPS plan consultants, and more.
WPS encourages individuals and families looking for more health insurance tips and strategies to check out the WPS Learning Center for free articles on controlling costs, preventing illness, making wise health decisions, and other timely topics. For questions or to request a quote for a high-quality individual or family plan from WPS, please call 1-888-245-4197 to talk with a friendly representative.
About WPS Health Insurance
Founded in 1946, WPS is Wisconsin’s leading not-for-profit health insurer, offering affordable individual health insurance, family health insurance, high-deductible health plans, and short-term health insurance, as well as flexible and affordable group plans and cost-effective benefit plan administration for businesses. In addition, the WPS Medicare division administers Part A and B benefits for millions of seniors in multiple states, and the WPS TRICARE division serves millions more members of the U.S. military and their families. In 2010 and 2011, WPS was recognized by the international Ethisphere™ Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, and is the only health insurance company to earn this distinction. For more information about WPS Health Insurance, visit http://www.wpsic.com.