Health Insurance Buckley WA

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American Heritage Life Corporation
(360) 825-5575
2715 Griffin AVe
Enumclaw, WA
 
Olive, Ross - State Farm Insurance Agent
(425) 432-2547
24107 SE Kent Kangley Road
Maple Valley, WA
 
Aag Beckler Insurance Agency
(425) 432-1246
23615 Maple Valley Hwy SE
Maple Valley, WA
 
Aag Beckler Insurance
(425) 336-1001
23615 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd Se
Maple Valley, WA
 
Allstate Insurance Companies
(425) 432-1912
23868 Se Kent Kangley Rd
Maple Valley, WA
 
Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
(253) 538-6400
17520 22nd Ave E
Tacoma, WA
 
Adam G M Predovich Insurance Agency
(425) 432-4020
27203 216th Ave Se
Maple Valley, WA
 
American Family Insurance
(425) 413-4800
27203 216th Ave Se Ste 3
Maple Valley, WA
 
Johnson, Craig - State Farm Insurance Agent
(425) 432-1900
22035 SE Wax Road
Maple Valley, WA
 
Community Health Care
(253) 597-4550
101 E 26th St #100
Tacoma, WA
 

Taking Responsibility

Healthcare reform shakeout makes health freedom more important than ever.

May 2010

Do you really understand the new Patient Protection and Afford­able Healthcare Act? As if the issues surrounding health insurance weren’t confusing enough, this bill, more than 2,500 pages long, may multiply uncertainties as everyone adapts to the changes it will bring.

In the furor that occurred before the bill’s passage, those people who argued most passionately on both sides appeared to have emotions in common when it came to healthcare—stress, anxiety, anger, fear. Many Americans seem to see sickness as our destiny, just as we’ve been taught by a model of medicine that treats symptoms and not causes. As reform took shape, we seemed to again forget that there’s another option: Staying healthy so you can avoid the doctor’s office, insurance snafus and co-pays altogether.

Imagine if the energy that was poured into healthcare reform went towards stopping disease in the first place. RAND Corporation researchers estimate that up to $162 billion could be saved each year by adopting prevention and personal health-management programs. As motivating as financial benefits may be, there are far greater rewards for those who undertake proactive preventive health initiatives—starting with peace of mind.

Security in Wellness

Amidst the raging chaos of healthcare reform debates, one demographic remained unconcerned: Those who are healthy. There is a confidence in people who care for their bodies, exercise regularly, eat healthy and take nutritional supplements. This segment of our society may represent a healthcare solution that eclipses healthcare reform. By taking steps to maintain their health, these people may minimize their need for expensive doctor’s visits. By taking personal health responsibility, they defy sickness as an inevitability, and instead claim wellness as a birthright.

Health freedom enables us all to follow this course if we want to. But how will the new health reform bill impact our right to pursue health as we choose?

Health Socialism?

One disturbing aspect of the new health bill is that instead of encouraging people to proactively maintain wellness, it will force all Americans to purchase government-mandated health insurance, a rule that takes effect in 2014. Those who refuse to purchase health insurance will face heavy fines.

Health insurance is great, but forcing Americans to buy insurance plans of our government’s choosing is a violation of health freedom. We must always protect our right to choose our path to health, even if that means choosing to forego health insurance. If that freedom to choose is revoked, it could open a Pandora’s box of health tyranny—losing the right to take nutritional supplements could be next.

With a safety net of “health insurance for all,” the bill may encourage sickness and unhealthy practices. Instead of demanding personal responsibility for wellness, the bill appears to enable unheal...

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Washington State Mandated Health Insurance Coverage

Medical insurance benefits that insurers must provide include: acupuncturist, AIDS/HIV testing/vaccine, alcohol/substance abuse, anti-psychotic drugs, audiologist, birthing center/midwife, breast reconstruction, cervical cancer/HPV screening, chiropodist, chiropractor, cleft lip and palate, colorectal cancer screeing, contraceptives, dental anesthesia, dentist, denturist, dependent coverage (including newborns, adopted children, dependent students/adults, disabled dependent adults, domestic partners, civil unions), diabetes self-management and supplies, emergency room service, facility (public or other), home health care, hospice care, HPV vaccine, licensed health professional, mammography, massage therapist, maternity (including minimum stay), mental health, naturopath, neurodevelopment therapy, nurse (including midwife, practitioner, anesthetist), off-label drug use, optometrist, orally administered anticancer medication, osteopath (D.O.), physical therapist, physician assistant, PKU/metabolic disorder, podiatrist, port wine stain elimination, prescription drugs, prostate cancer screening, psychologist, second surgical opinion, speech therapist, TMJ disorder