With Black Friday just a few days away, holiday shopping madness is kicking into full gear. Deciding what to buy, comparing prices and ultimately making a decision can be stressful. The best advice for Black Friday also applies to shopping for health insurance:
- Shop early
- Compare options
- Choose the best for you and your family
Just like Black Friday, shopping for health insurance early and comparing options is critical to success. Ask questions and compare your options to make sure you have the best plan for you and your family. Our latest whiteboard video covers some of the questions to ask to get you started.
Asking the right questions of your plan can help you prepare for out-of-pocket costs and make sure the medicines you need, health practitioners you see and pharmacies you visit are covered.
For more health insurance tips and information, visit AccessBetterCoverage.org. Be sure to share any additional shopping tips you’ve found helpful below, and be sure to follow us on Twitter for the more information on how to choose health insurance that provides the services you need.
Allyson Funk Ally is a former senior director of public affairs at PhRMA focused on advocacy issues for the biopharmaceutical industry. Her expertise includes Medicare, Medicaid, 340B, health reform and more. Prior to PhRMA, her experience included leading health communications for a large membership organization, supporting public affairs clients and working for the governor of Louisiana.