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Critical illness insurance as a substitute for ‘comprehensive’ health insurance

I’ve probably mentioned critical illness policies half a dozen times as potential substitutes for high-priced ‘comprehensive’ health insurance, but I haven’t actually gotten around to explaining what they are and how they can be of benefit to self-pay patients (and of course, what their … Continue reading

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Life insurance as an alternative to health insurance?

A few weeks ago a column appeared at Forbes.com discussing an innovative form of life insurance that could be a much more affordable substitute for traditional health insurance. For the uninsured who would like to have some way to pay … Continue reading

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