Health insurance you can buy as an individual that does not exclude bi-polar disorder?
My employer does not provide insurance. My husband's employer excludes all mental health from its insurance. Do you know of a company that will sell insurance to someone who has a diagnosis of bi-polar disorder as an individual. An insurance broker told me that all companies exclude all coverage for people with bi-polar disorder. I also understand that if you apply for insurance and get rejected, the mere fact that you were rejected can keep you from getting insurance later from a different company. So, I don't want to apply and get rejected.
Asked By: Sarah York - 8/12/2011
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It may be time to look for a different job. However, since you can't really ask a potential employer if their insurance covers bi-polar this can be very difficult to find... More
Answered By: Zarnev - 8/12/2011
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Depends on what state you live in. If your state isn't a guaranteed issue state - and from the broker's comment, it isn't - then you're not going to FIND an insurance company in your state willing to cover this... More
Answered By: mbrcatz - 8/12/2011
"I also understand that if you apply for insurance and get rejected, the mere fact that you were rejected can keep you from getting insurance later from a different company. So, I don't want to apply and get rejected... More
Answered By: Insurance Pickle.com - 8/12/2011
All insurance sold through brokers either (a) will reject anyone who already has bipolar disorder and is not under 19, or (b) will exclude bipolar disorder... More
Answered By: StephenWeinstein - 8/12/2011
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