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"My focus is on my business and getting money coming in the door. At the same time, I realize that if I get sick or have a major health issue, everything I've worked so hard for would be at risk. Are there insurance products out there designed for someone like me?"

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STEP 4: COMPLETE THE HEALTH INSURANCE SELECTION PROCESS.

You are now in the home stretch. Once you have evaluated your options, select the one that will offer you the best value for the cost you can afford and complete the selection process:

  • Contact the Alabama Department of Insurance to confirm that the health care insurer can do business in the state.
  • Ensure you understand the policy completely before buying. Have a good understanding of what services are offered, your choice of providers, where you will go for care, all costs, quality of care, and required paperwork.
  • Know when the coverage will begin and whether you will have any gap in insurance if you currently are enrolled with another health plan.
  • Sign your contract and attain health benefit cards with health insurance web site and customer service information. Keep all contract and health plan benefit details in an easily accessible location.

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