Orange, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2012
HealthCompare is nationally recognized for their compassion toward consumers. As a health insurance comparison site, they began this reputation for compassion when they began helping shoppers understand their needs completely before shopping for coverage.
They did this by asking probing questions that, when answered, customers would have a deeper understanding of their needs.
The questions asked of site visitors were:
What are the consumers current health care needs? Do they currently require medication? Does the consumer have a pre-existing condition? Or are they seeking to start a family in the near future?
Does the financial state of the shopper allow for a lower deductible, thusly giving them a higher monthly premium? Or would having a high deductible (and therefore lower monthly premium) be more beneficial?
Is the consumer’s physician a factor? If they prefer to continue seeing their doctor of choice, HealthCompare helps them decide what policies allow that.
Are there any other health insurance options for the shopper, such as spouse or parent plan?
Once consumers get their quotes, HealthCompare then helps them narrow their decisions by prompting them to ask further questions, like:
How much will the policies being compared cost them from their pocket when considering deductibles, co-insurance, and co-pays?
What will the policies being compared offer in terms of maximum out-of-pocket expense?
Will the consumer’s office visits be covered?
Do any of the policies up for comparison offer maternity?
Is prescription drug coverage an option?
How much will the consumer pay for emergency services and ambulances?
Will the current primary physician and local hospitals be accepted under any of the policies being considered?
Health insurance costs are much more involved than mere premiums and buyers must carefully consider all out of pocket expenses to understand what their policies will ultimately cost them.
HealthCompare understood this and chose to then release infographics to help illustrate this point.
Infographics are graphic tools used online to help explain difficult topics that are chock full of industry jargon and language. The use of images and colors make them easy to read and easy to understand.
Some of the infographics released are:
Is There Really Affordable Medical Coverage Available - Designed to help consumers find their most affordable options
COBRA Isn’t The Only Health Insurance For Unemployed - Designed to educate the unemployed on their health insurance choices
Private Health Insurance Vs. Group Health Insurance - Educates shoppers on the difference between private and group health insurance
Other infographics can be found here.
HealthCompare’s compassion now evolves into ebooks. Using their new popularity, they will enter into an new avenue of education. More people than ever are reading with the convenience and affordability of ebooks. That translates into HealthCompare being able to reach more customers than ever with their line of books.
These lifestyles reads will address issues that affect consumers in all stages of life from college to self-employment. They will begin their weekly release in August.
About Health Compare: HealthCompare was launched in 2009 to work with brokers and carriers to help individuals and families easily research, compare, buy, and enroll in the right health insurance plan at the right price. Based in Orange, Calif., it delivers accurate, customized, health insurance quotes for the country's diverse population.
Through a unique partnership with its sister company, CONEXIS, HealthCompare has the ability to quickly reach thousands of COBRA-qualifying consumers and provide them with COBRA alternatives at the moment they become eligible for COBRA benefits. This provides these consumers with an opportunity to enroll in individual or family plans and potentially save hundreds to thousands of dollars on COBRA premiums and, at the same time, rewards referring brokers with referral fee income for the life of each policy.
For more information, visit http://healthcompare.com/ or call 888.748.5152.
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