In life there are things that we want to have and that things that we absolutely need. One thing that many families need – but do not get around to getting is health insurance. This is what will help you out when your child has to go to the ER or someone in your family as been diagnosed with a horrible disease.
Without the aid of insurance you will have to pay $10,000 or a hospital visit or $50,000 for a simple surgery. This is money that we cannot afford and if you cannot pay than you will not get the treatment that is needed in order to save your life or that of a family member.
The biggest reason why people do not bother to get health insurance is simply because they do not have the money to pay for it. It is difficult to pay out $500 to $800 in order to take care of your family and that you might only need once or twice a year. Some believe that they have wasted money that they could have used to pay off debts.
When you have no other options – but you need some type of coverage than you should try to find something that is going to help you out with draining your money. Your best option would be to apply for Medicaid. This is a government form of health insurance. This means that you will not have to pay for anything at all.
In order to apply for this you need to visit your local health department. When you are there you will need to bring along your financial information. There are different Medicaid application requirements. One is that you cannot be approved if your finances show that you are able to get your own insurance.