Self employed individuals are finding that affordable health insurance is a top priority. There are 45 million Americans without health coverage, 60% are from families where the head of the house is self employed. This high rate is due to the fact that individual health insurance is much more expensive than group health insurance. Because self employed health insurance is priced without a volume discount, obtaining health coverage can seem very expensive. However, there are many low cost health insurance options.
Self employed health insurance can be purchased in the individual health insurance market. There are many choices and you may find that as someone who is self employed, you have more health coverage options than someone who receives health insurance as an employment benefit. Health Plan One's online quote system allows you to compare available coverage plans quickly and easily so that you can make an informed decision about what is right for you.
There are tax benefits that you may be entitled to as a self employed health insurance subscriber. When employers offer health coverage, they receive a tax breaks for the amount spent on medical health coverage they offer to their employees. Consult a tax professional for more information on the tax benefits that may be available to you.
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