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Three Reasons to Buy a Cancer Insurance Policy

May 09, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 125

The purchase of a cancer insurance policy has become popular because of the damaging nature of the disease on the health, family, and finances of someone diagnosed with cancer. There has been an increase in the number of people diagnosed with the disease, as well as an increase in survival rates. There are three major reasons to consider purchasing a cancer insurance policy.

1. Lack of an Emergency Fund

Many people have trouble saving money and having some funds to fall back on, if an emergency should fall upon their family. A cancer policy will help ensure that there is money available to help with the cost of treatment or even pay non medical bills. While the different coverages vary, there is generally a lump sum or a pay out over the course of treatment. This money can be spent in a variety of ways, depending on the needs of the cancer policy holder.

2. The Rising Cost of Health Care

The cost of insurance, as well as the cost of health care increase every year. But the benefits of having comprehensive health insurance are decreasing. This causes a gap that is the responsibility of the policy holder. There is a large national debt from this type of health care crises. A cancer insurance policy can give individuals the cash they need to pay the differences in the cost of the health care and the amount that the comprehensive health insurance covers.

3. Financial Protection

A cancer policy also gives individuals financial protection from loss of wages due to an illness. When a disease strikes a family, there are stresses related to the loss of a regular routine and the health of a family member. But there is also the stress of financial worries due to a lack of income. Many families lose their homes and other assets because of their inability to pay their bills while getting treatment. A cancer policy can allow an individual to get the care they need without the added stress of financial worry.

A cancer insurance policy is beneficial to families who do not have money put into saving for a health related emergency. It will also ensure that a family is able to pay their medical bills as a result of the high cost of medical care. Additionally, it offers financial protection to families during a time of crises.

There are several insurance companies that offer cancer related insurance policies for individuals, groups and families, however there is always a variation in terms of the benefits offered, premium amount, lump sum amount, limitations and exclusions. A detailed research on this would certainly help you to choose the best policy that would suit your needs.

Cary Rentner owns CancerPlans.com, a company working to change the way you buy Cancer Insurance. With a plan for every budget and lifestyle, CancerPlans.com and Cary hope to make coverage affordable for everyone. For More Information Visit On cancer insurance policy.

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