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Health insurance is a vital way to protect you and your family. Employer-sponsored health insurance remains the most common how Americans get coverage, but Medicare and Medicaid also cover millions of Americans. Also, individual health insurance and the Affordable Care Act exchanges are a way to get coverage. 

Here are answers to some of today’s most common questions about shopping for health insurance.

Am I still required to have health insurance? 

Congress ended the individual mandate penalty that required nearly all Americans to have health insurance. This means the federal government won’t fine you for not having insurance at tax time. That said, a handful of states have their own mandates that require health insurance. So, if you live in California, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island or Vermont, you’ll need health insurance in 2020 or face a penalty. 

Is my employer required to offer me health

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Hospital Plan Quotes

South Africa has about 160 medical schemes totaling around 7 million beneficiaries. The total annual contribution to medical schemes is around R35-billion (according to the Council for Medical Schemes – 2006).  Take into account that South Africa has a population of more than 47 million people! Less than 15% of SA citizens belong to a medical scheme or have a hospital plan.

Not all medical schemes or hospital plans are open to the public. In fact, of the 160 medical schemes, only about 30 are open to the public.  This number might decrease over the years as the larger schemes take over the smaller ones.

So how do you choose a medical scheme or hospital plan, a specific option of the scheme, which benefits to include or exclude?  In this ever-changing environment, you need the services and advice of an independent intermediary. Someone who doesn’t only have

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