What Exactly Does an “Exclusion” Rider Mean?

When determining what potential carrier to go with it is important to understand if that carrier will exclude certain medical conditions.  But what exactly does this mean?

There are certain carriers such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and United Healthcare that will rider out certain medical conditions if they deem them to high risk.  For an example lets look at  45-F who is taking medication to control cholesterol.  United Healthcare(Golden Rule) will take this client on however not cover her cholesterol.

This means any doctor visits, testing, Rx, hospitilization etc. associated with her cholesterol will not be covered.

If you are taking any medication or have been diagnosed with any condition within the last 10 years I advise you to call our office before taking out a florida medical insurance.    Failure to not understand your policy or exclusion could result in possible bankruptcy.

Evan Tunis is with FloridaHealthcareInsurance.com, the leading provider of Florida health  insurance quotes. To learn more about Florida health insurance, Florida health insurance quotes, Florida life insurance, Florida life insurance quotes, Florida group health insurance visit Floridahealthcareinsurance.com.

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