Posted on February 19, 2014 by Sackett Insurance Blogging Team
Given all of the changes that have taken place in the health care industry recently, it is becoming increasingly important for consumers to educate themselves, and do the research necessary to ensure that they have a health plan which will meet their needs.
For this reason, the American Institute of Preventative Medicine has designated February as National Wise Health Consumer month. The aim of the institute is not only to get people to follow healthy living practices on a regular basis, but also to encourage them to find quality health insurance that is right for their situations.
The institute highlights the need for a higher level of health care awareness by citing research that shows many people don’t know about the coverage options available to them.
More surprisingly, a recent study revealed that many people actually spend more time researching the purchase of a new vehicle than they spend looking into their health care choices.
For further information about the Covered California insurance marketplace, and the impact of the Affordable Care Act, contact Sackett & Associates Insurance Services in Sonoma County. All of their agents have in-depth knowledge of the latest health care reforms, and are ready to address your questions.