Orange, California (PRWEB) July 20, 2012
Health insurance shoppers get unlikely education from HealthCompare, a nationally recognized health insurance comparison site. They are acclaimed for their compassion towards consumers in their drive to educate and empower them.
Their latest endeavor will reach record shoppers with the explosion of ebooks and ereaders that have resulted in more Americans reading than ever.
HealthCompare ebook releases will begin weekly in August and will cover wide ranges of topics like, college survival, new marriage, new parenthood, divorce, and even self employment. But this is not the beginning of their demonstration of compassion.
It began when they began questioning visitors to their site. Their goal was to help potential shoppers dig deep and find their true healthcare needs and how to best fulfill them. The questions they were asked were as follows:
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.
This is what encouraged HealthCompare to generate infographics to illustrate the hardships that are often encountered when it comes to healthcare.
Infographics are great tools that utilize pictures and colors to display a difficult topic in an easy-to-understand format by extracting industry jargon and unnecessary data. The high rate of sharing of the infographics have helped them extend their reach beyond what they had hoped.
Infographics released are:
Getting An Online Health Insurance Quote Made Easy - Designed to aid consumers in getting an effective medical policy quote
Instant Health Insurance Quotes May Not Be All They Seem - Illustrates the need for consumers to be wary when accepting insurance quotes
Beware Of Instant Health Insurance - Conveys how some offers of instant health insurance may or may not be legitimate
Get An Individual Health QuoteThe Right Way - Designed to educate consumers on the proper way to obtain effective health insurance quotes
Other infographics can be found here.
HealthCompare is excited to reach new audiences with the release of their ebooks and hope that their compassion will continue to empower consumers.
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.org/ or call 888.748.5152.
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