No one plans to get sick or hurt. But illnesses and injuries can happen at any time. In some cases, they can be devastating to your health and leave you with overwhelming medical bills. Health insurance limits your risk of paying for very expensive illnesses and injuries by covering medical care and other services, such as hospitalization and surgery.
Health insurance also helps you protect your health and well-being, primarily through coverage of preventive care services.
In addition to protecting you and your family from high cost and unexpected illnesses, health insurance is required by law. Learn more about the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you and your family.
Here are three big reasons why health insurance should matter to you: