Insurance coverage is confusing...
Are you familiar with your health insurance plan and understand all of your benefits and coverage? If you do not, you are not alone! Many people across the country also have difficulty understanding their coverage and benefits. Studies show that actually 30% or more Americans report difficulty figuring out their insurance coverage and what they have to pay for care. By not fully understanding their benefits and coverage, some individuals actually end up paying out of pocket expenses that may have been covered in their insurance plans. Let’s strive to become healthier and maximize our health insurance coverage!
COVID-19 Effects on Healthcare and Stress
The pandemic not only transformed how we viewed our daily lives, but also impacted our healthcare system. Amidst the uncertainty of the pandemic, job losses have threatened health insurance coverage for millions of people and their families.
Health Insurance in Massachusetts
Did you know that Massachusetts has the lowest uninsured rate in the whole country? Only 3% of Massachusetts’ population is uninsured, which is the lowest percentage out of all US states. In the state of Massachusetts all individuals ages 18 or older fall under the “individual mandate,” requiring these individuals to enroll in a health insurance plan. Government Health Benefit plans are also available for individuals and families who fall below the poverty line and are eligible.
Why is Health Insurance important?
Want to learn more about enrolling in Health Insurance? Join us at our January Lunch & Learn Workshop will be led by our staff, Sofia Li, and Hannah Frigand, the Director of Public Programs at Health Care for All!
We are looking forward to seeing and connecting with you at our workshop! Just incase you missed our previous December Lunch & Learn discussing the true meaning of presence and creating meaningful connections, Beyond Physical Proximities, click on this link for the full video recording.
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