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Tips for Buying Health Insurance

by Gerald L. Mummey, CLU

In summary, there is no such thing as a perfect medical insurance policy. Proponents of socialized medicine may disagree and point to Canada or Britain as having a perfect system, but a close examination of either system inevitably reveals some cracks. For now, American medicine remains a private, open-market enterprise, and the best method we’ve developed to pay those medical bills is adequate, private, medical insurance. In the end, while no medical system or medical insurance policy is perfect, any policy is better than no policy for people who have diabetes. For more information, see “Health Insurance Resources.”

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