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Consider individual health coverage for your student

By: blocke

One thing about health care coverage: it never fails to leave you challenged and confused. The latest evidence is that many colleges and universities are phasing out or scaling back their school-sponsored medical plans sold to students. Blame it mostly on escalating costs associated with the higher coverage requirements of[…]

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By: jsheehan

Insurance can be confusing. There are many different types of plans, within those plans are different levels of coverage, and policies often come with exclusions. Understanding your own risk, where you are vulnerable and what you should do to mitigate that risk is often overwhelming. Thinking about the “what if’s”[…]

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College Health Insurance Reviewed by the Wall Street Journal

By: nextgenins

The September 26th edition of the Wall Street Journal published an article titled How College Health Plans Are Failing Students. The article written by Jessical Silver-Greenberg and Mary Pilon, is comprehensive in its discussion of the limits of many school sponsored student health plans. However, it failed to address just how few affordable choices[…]

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Flu Season Can Impact Students’ Ability to Succeed in School; Consider Protecting the Investment in College in Case of Medical Withdrawal

By: nextgenins

With college campuses again buzzing with students, the fall will bring concerns about the flu and other potentially serious illnesses. As parents remind their students to get flu shots, they should also consider how an illness like the flu or mononucleosis can impact academic performance – as well as their[…]

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NPR’s Big 5 Health Issues Facing Students – Supports Need for Tuition Insurance

By: nextgenins

National Public Radio created a fantastic summary of the Big 5 Issues facing students on campus. NGI’s GradGuard recognizes that these health issues are also real potential risks that may interrupt an academic semester and also lead to a medical withdrawal.  These “Big 5″ reminders by NPR are another independent source recognizing the[…]

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eHealth Announces Partnership With GradGuard to Deliver New Health Insurance Option to College Students

By: blocke

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Aug 17, 2010 (MARKETWIRE) — eHealth, Inc., parent company of eHealthInsurance, the leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families, and small businesses, today announced a partnership with Next Generation Insurance Group, LLC to provide the GradGuard Student Health Plan, a new student health insurance option[…]

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