Health Insurance Consumers Get an Education on Health Insurance Hardships with Infographics

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HealthCompare, a health insurance comparison site, releases Infographics to help consumers understand complex data regarding health insurance difficulties.

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Health insurance comparison site, HealthCompare, is aiming to help American consumers learn how to buy health insurance.

As more and more shoppers continue to look for answers to their questions and solutions to their problems, they are looking to easy to read infographics to find them.

Infographics are a growing trend for a reason. They are beautiful and ideal for delivering difficult information into simple to understand tidbits. These graphics come in a wide array of styles, all designed to layout data results, theories, or arguments.

Infographics that is well done and comprehensive takes complex statistics with tons of information and simplifies the concept so they are easily understood by the layreader. HealthCompare understands this, and has launched a series of 5 infographics designed to help health insurance shoppers and buyers wade through all the reports without getting lost.
Health insurance comparison site, HealthCompare, is aiming to help American consumers learn how to buy health insurance. From gathering information from small families with young children to mature parents with college-aged kids, these infographics illustrate a painful truth in an easy-to-understand layout.

The 5 infographics in this series include:
Is Affordable Medical Coverage Out There? - Designed to help consumers find out if affordable medical coverage is a myth or, in fact, available
3 Ways To Get Affordable Medical Insurance- Designed to help consumers discover their most affordable medical insurances available to them
Pros and Cons of Individual PPO Health Insurance - Designed to educate consumers on what PPOs are and who they are good for
Get Individual Health Insurance Quotes Today - Designed to teach consumers the right way to get individual health insurance quotes
Instant Health Insurance is a Few Mouse Clicks Away - Designed to walk health insurance shoppers through the process of getting instant health insurance

Others can be found here.

When shopping for health insurance, visitors to the HealthCompare site are asked to pose questions to themselves prior to making any decisions. These questions are generated to help make the health insurance shopping experience easier, faster, and less stressful. Consumers should ask themselves the following:

What are the consumers current health care needs? Do they currently require medication? Does the consumer have a pre-existing condition? Or are they seeking to start a family in the near future?

Does the financial state of the shopper allow for a lower deductible, thusly giving them a higher monthly premium? Or would having a high deductible (and therefore lower monthly premium) be more beneficial?

Is the consumer’s physician a factor? If they prefer to continue seeing their doctor of choice, HealthCompare helps them decide what policies allow that.

Are there any other health insurance options for the shopper, such as spouse or parent plan?

Once consumers get their quotes, HealthCompare then helps them narrow their decisions by prompting them to ask further questions, like:

How much will the policies being compared cost them from their pocket when considering deductibles, co-insurance, and co-pays?

What will the policies being compared offer in terms of maximum out-of-pocket expense?

Will the consumer’s office visits be covered?

Do any of the policies up for comparison offer maternity?

Is prescription drug coverage an option?

How much will the consumer pay for emergency services and ambulances?

Will the current primary physician and local hospitals be accepted under any of the policies being considered?

Health insurance costs are much more involved than mere premiums and buyers must carefully consider all out of pocket expenses to understand what their policies will ultimately cost them.

HealthCompare understands the complexity of health insurance and the importance of informed customers, which is why they have designed these infographics to help today’s consumers make intelligent medical coverage choices.

About Health Compare: HealthCompare was launched in 2009 to work with brokers and carriers to help individuals and families easily research, compare, buy, and enroll in the right health insurance plan at the right price. Based in Orange, Calif., it delivers accurate, customized, health insurance quotes for the country's diverse population.

Through a unique partnership with its sister company, CONEXIS, HealthCompare has the ability to quickly reach thousands of COBRA-qualifying consumers and provide them with COBRA alternatives at the moment they become eligible for COBRA benefits. This provides these consumers with an opportunity to enroll in individual or family plans and potentially save hundreds to thousands of dollars on COBRA premiums and, at the same time, rewards referring brokers with referral fee income for the life of each policy.

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