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  • As America Looks for Unemployment Solutions, More Citizens Turn to Short Term Health Insurance

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As politicians in the United States continue to jockey for position with 2012 elections in mind, perhaps the biggest topic on American citizens' minds is employment. For some time now, the unemployment rate has hovered around 10% in the U.S., with some areas hit especially hard. While the resolution to this problem for the country at large will take some time to address, there is one short term aid for citizens afflicted by unemployment: short term health insurance coverage.

When a person loses his or her job, one of the biggest concerns is how health care issues will be addressed. No one wants to think that their family members may not be able to get the care they need, nor do they like to think they will be forced into financial difficulty because of the cost of medical care. But without insurance, many unemployed Americans face this dilemma regularly.

A short term health insurance coverage plan offers relief from this problem. This type of insurance can be purchased when a person has lost his or her job, offering a cost effective way to maintain a high level of coverage. From emergency room visits to many types of outpatient care, policyholders can enjoy valuable protection. This will help alleviate stress and allow unemployed citizens to focus their full attention on finding a new job.

This insurance is also useful to people who are starting a new job. Imagine how frustrating it would be to have been unemployed for several months, to have finally landed a job, and to then find that you must pass a probationary period before you can become eligible for insurance. This is a common scenario though, so it is best to be prepared in whatever way you can. With a short term policy, you can keep a high level of protection during your probationary period, saving you money in multiple ways.

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