Monthly Archives: April 2013

Healthy Post Divorce (5th in the “Post D – as in Divorce – Day” Series)

Sandy Balick of www.Consensus Point Mediation, LLC (www.consensuspointmediation.com) explains all you should consider when choosing health insurance outside out of an employer-paid or subsidized policy.An important means of achieving financial security is through insurance, with health care topping the list. If you have an employer-paid or subsidized policy, consider yourself lucky. Many newly divorced individuals, finding themselves out from under the protection of the former spouse’s coverage, discover just how expensive basic health coverage can be.

If you find yourself in this position, check and see if you might qualify for a group plan by virtue of your membership in a professional group or trade association. Their rates may not strike you as a bargain but may reflect a significant discount over individual policies purchased directly through an insurer or broker.

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