With all the debate about the new federal Affordable Healthcare Act, there is not much discussion on how to find health insurance for your budget now.
Some of the changes have already happened. For instance, your children can stay on your plan until they are 26 and insurers are prohibited from charging co-pays, co-insurance, or deductibles for a wide range of preventative care and medical screenings. But many more changes won't go into effect until 2014, assuming that the court challenges to the new legislation don't go through. And of course, the verdict is still out on exactly how these changes will impact the healthcare system.
So where does that leave you now if you are unemployed, self-employed, or your current employer doesn't offer health insurance as a benefit? There is hope! Here are a few places to look if you need affordable coverage:
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