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Health Insurance

Health Insurance
Even if you are usually in good health, you will need to use the health care system at some point in your life. You never know when an accident may happen or your family member will get sick and need to see a doctor. Health insurance provides you with an affordable way to get medical care when you need it. It also protects you and your family from the high cost of health care. The cost of even routine care can quickly add up, but the cost of care for a major illness or injury can be devastating. At any age, and every level of personal health, health care costs should be something you take seriously. That is what health insurance is all about — covering the expenses that come with preventing illness and staying healthy, and being prepared for the worst that could happen. Many people don't even think about health insurance until they need it. By doing some research and making good choices ahead of time, you can save time and money down the road.
 
Having health insurance is associated with better health status and improved access to care. A significantly greater proportion of Imperial County residents are uninsured, compared to California as a whole.
 
Covered California is a new, easy-to-use insurance marketplace where you and your family may get financial assistance to make coverage more affordable and where you will be able to compare and choose health coverage that best fits your needs and budget.
 
Click here for the list of Certified Enrollment Sites for Imperial County.