22 million workers who were employed 3 weeks ago are now unemployed and have filed for re-employment income benefits.
Most of them lost their health insurance coverage and are faced with replacement decisions.
There are 4 options available:
Depending on your household size and income, you could qualify for a premium subsidy, reducing your monthly premium for the same quality coverage.
Larger Household Sizes
available upon request
COBRA is an option to continue the same coverage you had when employed.
Advantage: Familiarity with the benefits of the health insurance policy you had when employed.
Disadvantage: Usually is expensive. Your employer was probably paying 50% of your premium, so count on a increase.
Primary Care +/- Catastrophic Care
An Alternative to Traditional Insurance
Stand Alone Primary Care Policy
Member Healthcare Cost Sharing (Catastrophic care)
There are several organizations like Sedera Health, MediShare and Christian Healthcare Ministries to choose from.