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How to Change Insurance During Pregnancy

Changing insurance during a pregnancy often creates anxiety for the mom-to-be. Thoroughly understanding the implications of switching your insurance coverage while pregnant eases some of the stress. Because of the high cost of prenatal care and the hospital charges for delivering a baby, it is important to maintain coverage and understand what you need to do to ensure you have no lapse in coverage. Always ask questions if something is unclear to avoid a misunderstanding that could cost you thousands of dollars.

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Pregnant & No Insurance

Every day, more than 16,000 women learn they’re pregnant, according to the American Pregnancy Association. More than 1,100 of those women have no health insurance. That simple fact can turn good news into bad as The Institutes of Medicine reports, uninsured women tend to get less health care before delivery and often have a hard time finding the care they need.

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Why Do Boys Pay More for Auto Insurance Than Girls?

Do boys pay higher auto insurance rates than girls? According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), all teenage drivers face higher insurance rates. Some states do not allow gender differences in auto rates. Still, the NAIC states that teenage boys cost about twice as much to insure as teenage girls. Since young drivers do not have driving histories to help set rates, insurers focus on accident statistics for drivers of the same age and gender.

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Pregnancy Health Insurance Coverage

Health insurance coverage for pregnancy care varies based on the type of plan. Possibilities range from the more comprehensive coverage of a group health insurance plan to federally funded Medicaid coverage. It is important to explore the specifics of your health insurance coverage for maternity care to avoid unexpected expenses.

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“Keep Swimming!”

IVF is very stressful. It is stressful on the body, mind and soul. Sometimes, it just gets to you. Sometimes you become truly overwhelmed, sad and almost paralyzed by the stress of it all. IVF takes a toll on every aspect of your life. I became truly overwhelmed by it all this past weekend. It has already taken me weeks to prep for my upcoming IVF procedure and I still have weeks to go before the procedure itself. I have had to line up my insurance company, doctors, embryologists and genetic labs.