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When you hear the word cancer, it can be a little scary, which is understandable since there are still a lot of unknowns with this disease. Unfortunately, no one wants to be diagnosed with cancer. But sometimes, this is almost unavoidable. And if you were to be told you would have to undergo treatment for cancer, then you would want to be prepared to fight this and win.
The good news is there have been a lot of people that have won this battle and successfully bounced back.
What is Considered a Critical Illness?
Critical illnesses are life-threatening and require medical attention right away. Some critical illnesses are heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, cancer, illnesses that lead to coma or paralysis, and so on. Your insurance policy may cover critical illness, so if you, unfortunately, fall under this category, you won't have to worry about health care.
Additionally, critical illness insurance may cover 26 illnesses by providing cash assistance. If you have cancer, paying for treatment and rehabilitation can be expensive if an insurance policy isn't in place.
Cancer and Your Health Insurance
Your health insurance typically covers critical care, and cancer patients, in fact, need it. The good news, cancer treatment is covered by health insurance but only if the cancer has reached a specified severity. However, not all types of cancer are covered by your health insurance. And for you to be able to qualify for it, the very first thing you would need is to have permanent symptoms.
Unlike a typical health insurance plan, a critical illness policy may provide you cash for your out-of-pocket medical cost and childcare while you are sick. And if you have a critical illness, it has to be verified by a medical professional to qualify for the claim.
Put Your Health First!
Your health should be your priority, and you won't be able to do things you normally do if you're sick. Not to worry, though; you don’t need to worry about your medical bills. Instead, preparing is key to getting through unprecedented times if you get a critical illness.
At Arnold, Bruce & Doerfler Insurance, we put our clients first by offering them policies that they can afford. Having insurance is a necessity nowadays and we're here to help you out. Learn more about our products and services by calling our agency at (503) 222-1951. You can also request a free quote by CLICKING HERE. Topics and coverage discussed in this article are not guaranteed, consult with your agents to determine what your policy does and does not cover. We are more than happy to help!