Everybody’s doing it. We’ve all heard it before; it’s peer pressures most famous slogan. But, are they really?
You’ve worked hard to negotiate competitive health insurance rates and benefits for your students.
You’ve worked relentlessly to educate them on how to use their insurance.
But then an upset student contacts you about an insurance claim they believe is inaccurate, or that they shouldn’t have received at all. It’s a difficult situation for everyone.
It’s estimated that about 12.2% of adults living in the United States do not have health insurance. Since there is an estimated 250-million individuals over the age of 18 living in the United States, this roughly equates to over 30 million adults living without health insurance. If you have multiple insurance plans, consider yourself very lucky.
Did you know that, according to survey data collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, men are half as likely to go to the doctor as women over a two-year period? Now imagine what the statistics would look like for a young college student at the height of his “invincibility”.
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