“An Arm and A Leg”: How to avoid the most costly mistakes in health insurance

This episode kicks off with an adventure about how a journalist almost was scammed into

When she was looking for a brand new health insurance policy award-winning journalist Mitra Kaboli received an offer that seemed to be too good to be true -and was being offered by her current insurer. She was skeptical, and she was right to be. Dania Palnker from Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms explains the scheme and gives us the strategies to avoid it. Seriously.

Top health insurance experts will show you how to find insurance.

They also bring some good news: Some deals this year will be… deals due to the subsidies provided by the American Rescue Plan. This means that health insurance is becoming more affordable for a lot of people.

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Kaiser Health NewsThis article was reproduced from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News is an independent news service that is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

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Gemma Wilson

Gemma is a journalism graduate with keen interest in covering business news – specifically startups. She has as a keen eye for technologies and has predicted quite a few successful startups over the last couple of years.

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