When I made the transition from employee to working for myself, one of the first things I had to do was sign up for individual health insurance. Fortunately, the same company that provided my group plan had just begun to offer individual plans. I quickly applied, and they had me moved over in less than a week.
Not everyone is so lucky. Many of my entrepreneur friends have to spend a lot of time comparing deductibles, annual limits, and premium costs before they find the right balance between benefits and expense.
If you are now responsible for finding your own health insurance plan, let me provide some tips. By putting those suggestions into action, you can bypass plans that cost a lot and offer nothing, and focus your attention on plans that will provide the protection that you deserve.