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Health Insurance 
When it comes to healthcare coverage, everyone's needs are unique and it's important to find the plan that best fits you and your family at an affordable price.

Holenstein Insurance Services is here to help you get the right health plan and to awnser any questions you may have. Because when it comes to your health, you can't live by just any plan. 

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Covered California is where Californians can shop for and compare quality health plans among a variety of brand-name insurance companies.  

Based on your annual household income, you may qualify for what’s called an Advanced Premium Tax Credit (APTC) to help reduce your monthly premiums. Or you may qualify for low or no-cost coverage through Medi-Cal.

Open enrollment for health coverage is at the end of every year, but you may be eligible for special enrollment if you experience a qualifying life event. Medi-Cal enrollment is year-round.

There are 4 basic types of qualifying life events. (The following are examples, not a full list.)

Loss of health coverage
Losing existing health coverage, including job-based, individual, and student plans
Losing eligibility for Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP
Turning 26 and losing coverage through a parent’s plan

Changes in household
Getting married or divorced
Having a baby or adopting a child
Death in the family

Changes in residence
Moving to a different ZIP code or county
A student moving to or from the place they attend school
A seasonal worker moving to or from the place they both live and work
Moving to or from a shelter or other transitional housing

Other qualifying events
Changes in your income that affect the coverage you qualify for
Gaining membership in a federally recognized tribe or status as an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) Corporation shareholder
Becoming a U.S. citizen
Leaving incarceration (jail or prison)
AmeriCorps members starting or ending their service

You and your family may be eligible for some important preventive services at no additional cost to you.

If your plan is subject to the new requirements, you may not have to pay a copayment, co-insurance, or deductible to receive recommended preventive health services, such as screenings, vaccinations, and counseling.

For example, depending on your age, you may have access — at no cost — to preventive services such as:

- Blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol tests
- Many cancer screenings, including mammograms and colonoscopies
- Counseling on such topics as quitting smoking, losing weight, eating healthfully,   treating depression, and reducing alcohol use
 -Regular well-baby and well-child visits, from birth to age 21
- Routine vaccinations against diseases such as measles, polio, or meningitis
- Counseling, screening, and vaccines to ensure healthy pregnancies
- Flu and pneumonia shots - Visit to learn more

Need help?
If you are having a hard time finding insurance, or can't decide which insurance plan is best for you, give Liz Holenstein a call. Being an independent agent/broker we offer all major insurance carriers in California.  

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We represent: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California, Delta Dental, Health Net, Humana, Kaiser Permanente, Nationwide, Scan, AARP/UnitedHealthcare and many more. We're also a COVERED CALIFORNIA Certified Insurance Agency.
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Peace of mind
Most people need medical care at some point. With health insurance you get free preventive care, like vaccines, screenings, and some check-ups, even before you meet your deductible. Health insurance protects you and your family from unexpected, high medical costs.

Our focus is on helping you to find the right plan to fit your needs and budget. For years, Holenstein Insurance provided Californians with reliable service. Health insurance should be simple and affordable. We’ll help you compare health plans and explore affordable options so you can make a good decision today for you and your family.  Call 1-818-832-9931 or get a quote online.

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