Lung cancer awareness for November

CancerInsuranceInfo.com has announced that in honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month throughout November, it will be making an even greater effort to assist in the education and empowerment of consumers choosing their supplemental health insurance plans, and will be making a donation to the American Cancer Society to help in their battle against the disease. This insurance information website provides complex cancer insurance coverage information in a language and format that everyone can understand so strong and informed decisions can be made when purchasing policies. It also provides cancer topic…

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Critical illness and accident insurance now available through HM Insurance Group

Highmark Insurance Group has just announced that individuals can now buy accident insurance and critical illness insurance from any of the eight retail facilities for Highmark Direct in Pennsylvania. HM Insurance group is a Highmark company and offers a wide range of protections for accidental injuries and illnesses. Highmark Inc. is Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association independent licensee based in Pittsburgh. According to the Highmark vice president of consumerism and retail marketing, Matt Fidler, accidental insurance and critical illness insurance are a good fit with the other standard health…

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How proper insurance planning can save a financial life

Breast cancer awareness month, October, is reminding people of the importance of proper insurance in order to protect themselves, their businesses, and their financial wellbeing in the case that they should receive a cancer diagnosis. Current statistics show that one out of every eight women will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer in their lifetimes, and the impact on their financial lives can be catastrophic. The Macmillan Cancer Support Charity’s data shows that among all cancer sufferers, 36 percent must face a significant decrease in their household income following a…

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Medical technology is a double-edged blade in the world of insurance and cancer

Advances in medicine are often hailed as major accomplishments, but little attention is paid to how medical breakthroughs affect the price of insurance coverage. Cancer, one of the deadliest diseases known to man, is a common focus when it comes to the medical world. Cancer itself has been around for millennia, but the 20th century has been host to the most promising progressions in fighting the disease. Medical technology has progressed rapidly in a relatively short amount of time, meaning that the insurance industry has been left to mitigate the…

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The cost of health insurance for low income families

Although the Affordable Healthcare for America Act by the Obama administration was created in order to make certain that a larger number of Americans will have access to health insurance, many are finding that the premiums are still too costly to be able to afford them. The Act has already gone through some significant improvements since its first creation, especially in terms of Medicare, as it has assisted in lowering those costs. That said, many Americans are still struggling to afford their current health insurance rates or remain without any…

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Chronically ill patients can receive patient for life insurance from The Hartford

Chronically ill clients of The Hartford can now benefit from a new patient for life insurance system that has been awarded to the insurer, to advance the death benefit of a policy in order to offer those patients an income. For the first time in the insurance industry, consumers will be able to obtain an income from the LifeAccess Accelerated Benefit Rider® system, which provides chronically ill patients with an income that they can use for whatever they want, including paying family or friends to provide them with home care.…

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