"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?"
STEP 4: COMPLETE THE HEALTH INSURANCE SELECTION
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
- Know when the coverage will begin and whether you
will have any gap in insurance if you currently are enrolled with another
- 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.