Why should you get health insurance? How will it help you save money? This section explains the benefits of getting covered and walks you through how to get started. Learn about the different types of plans as well as the different ways you might get insurance.
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Getting Health Insurance / Your options and why you need coverage
If you need care right away
If you need medical care before you can get your new coverage in place, there are resources to help. Learn more.
Getting new coverage
When you lose your health insurance, you need to find out what options you have to get coverage.
Consumers in New Hampshire have many options for health insurance. The insurance companies with the largest presence in the state are:
**Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield: https://www.anthem.com/
**Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare: https://www.harvardpilgrim.org
Tufts Health Freedom Plan: https://thfp.com/
United HealthCare: http://www.uhc.com
**indicates companies offering health plans …
Health insurance will help you pay for health care, and protect you financially in the case of illness or injury.
Financial protection in case of medical emergencies
Medical emergencies, like serious injuries from a fall or a heart attack, can be very expensive. Fixing a broken limb, emergency surgeries, or spending a night in the hospital can cost thousands of dollars. These costs can lead to significant debt or even bankruptcy without health insurance.