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April 15

Online Portals For Health Insurance

Posted by Mahir
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While the nation’s economy may be on put right, there are still plenty of people who have misplaced their employer-sponsored health coverage and at the same time, the number of businesses subsidize employee health insurance plans continues to diminish. As a result, millions of Americans have found themselves forced to seek individual health insurance on the private health insurance marketplace. A variety of plan options and the option for privacy has been driving increased interest in these portals. In fact, traffic more than double the traffic of two years ago and continues to climb.Online information better informs consumerâ??s health insurance choices

Usually, these new health insurance clients have sought out insurance agents for help in selecting the right health plan with the lowest possible costs on the private market. But resources on the Web are now offering some of these consumers a competitive advantage by, in effect, becoming their own health insurance agents.

In recent years, consumers have increasingly taken control of their insurance-purchasing decisions by turning to online health insurance portals. Much of the interest is fueled by a desire for general consumer information about health insurance, including glossaries and guides to basic insurance concepts and general consumer tips. But visitors are increasingly doing online research for more specific information â?? including comparisons of health insurance companies and personalized health insurance quotes â?? before they purchase coverage.

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