This content was written by LessAccounting.com for small businesses and individuals in the hope of sharing information to help others make informed decisions about health insurance.

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Ways to Buy Health Insurance

Where do you go to buy health insurance? Read on.

  • By browsing healthcare.gov or a state marketplace. These government-operated websites will provide a clearer way to compare plans, but you will still need to purchase the policy direct from the insurance company.
  • By using phone or email to contact a Healthcare.gov rep.
  • By using non-government websites that show all available plans. We recommend websites like GoHealth, GetInsured, eHealthInsurance, and TheHealthSherpa. These websites are not run by the government but can also provide a clearer way to compare plans. As with healthcare.gov or a state marketplace, you will still need to purchase the policy direct from the insurance company.
  • By contacting a licensed insurance agent. (Recommended)
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