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Buying Insurance On The Individual Market

Freelance writer Cindy Richards buys insurance on the ‘individual market’ – from a broker – to cover herself and her son and daughter. Her husband had to buy a policy separately.

Between them, they pay $500 a month in premium costs and have a yearly deductible of over $10,000. She believes it’s “too difficult” to get health insurance in America.

On Their Own, Self-Employed Search For Health Care | Individual Market Explained

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