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Understanding Health Insurance

Even if you are in good health, having health insurance is important. You never know when you will have an accident or get sick. Having good health insurance provides you with an affordable way to get medical care when you need it.

The cost of basic care can quickly add up, but the cost of care for a major illness or injury can be devastating. Health insurance can help you prepare for the worst that could happen and help you access a network of doctors and hospitals, and other resources to help you stay healthy.

It's also the law. The Affordable Care Act requires that most people have health insurance. If you don't have it, you may have to pay a penalty. If you think you can't afford it, you may be able to get help paying for it based on your household size and income.

If you have the student health insurance plan, we will file the claim for you. We also have an insurance specialist on-site that can answer questions about coverage.

As an informed consumer, understanding the building blocks of health insurance can help you save money. Regardless of the particulars of any plan, some concepts are applicable to all of them.