You don’t get home insurance because you plan on damage to your home, and you don’t get car insurance because you plan on an accident. Just as with home and car insurance, you get health insurance for peace of mind that if something were to happen, you would be covered financially with a team on your side to help you through the unexpected situation. Here are four benefits of health insurance.
- Affordable healthcare: No matter the health insurance policy you choose, your insurance will help cover at least a portion of most medical costs including costs for recurring medical treatments or emergency care.
- Free preventative care: Most health insurance policies will also cover preventative care like vaccinations, health screenings, annual check-ups, and sometimes more.
- Peace of mind: No one plans for illnesses or accidents or thinks about the cost until something happens. With health insurance, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are covered for such expensive medical care. Even if you don’t end up needing any medical care or services for the majority of the year, it’s better to know that you have something to keep you afloat just in case.
- Tax benefits: In some states, you will have to pay an additional fee during tax season for the lack of health insurance. Conversely, having sufficient healthcare coverage can give you a tax benefit each tax season just for being covered.
If you are interested in learning more about health insurance and getting it set up for you and your family, give us a call today at Jeannie Pierce Insurance Agency.