U of U Gold Standard Plan
This is a University of Utah Marketplace plan. Marketplace plans include an annual physical and many preventative services for free, include prescription benefits, cover maternity, and mental health visits. They also cover preexisting conditions without a waiting period. Based on your household size, zip code, and income; you may receive subsidies to pay for a portion of your premium. University of Utah health plans are an EPO plan which means that you must use in-network doctors and hospitals, except for emergencies. Their hospital network includes University of Utah hospitals. The provider network has a very large network of doctors in Utah, plus you do not need a referral to see a specialist. Clients love these plans for the great customer service and large network.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to apply?
Most life insurance companies have a short list of health questions to answer. Depending on your answers, the life insurance company may require additional blood work. This can be scheduled at your convenience. If you do not want to complete any blood work, ask your local agent about simplified issue policies. Simplified issue policies only have a few short health questions to qualify. These policies may cost a little more, but are much faster to apply and get approved for.
How much of a death benefit do I need?
This depends on why you are buying life insurance. Are you wanting to pay off a certain debt, like a mortgage or care loan? Or do you want to replace your income so your spouse can continue paying current expenses after you pass away? There are many different approaches you can take when deciding the amount of life insurance you need. Talk to a local agent to help you decide how much life insurance you may need.
What is the 'term' of my life insurance plan?
The term of your life insurance plan usually refers to the amount of time that you have a fixed monthly premium for a fixed death benefit. Most common terms of life insurance is 10 years, 20 years and 30 years, but life insurance can be purchased for much longer.
What are living benefits?
Living benefits are a lump sum amount of money that you have access to while your still alive. This benefit can pay out for critical illnesses like cancer, heart attacks, stroke, and major accidents. You have access to up to 90% of your death benefit with the living benefit rider. This rider can be added to any life insurance policy for an additional charge. Usually less than five dollars a month.
How do I get my policy?
After you approve your life insurance policy, the life insurance company will either electronically or physically deliver your policy with the full details of your plan of choice.
Premium payments is the monthly amount you pay for your insurance plan. The initial premium, or binder payment, needs to be made before your plan starts. Be sure to watch your account to make sure the premium has been debited. Most carriers accept bank accounts, debit cards and credit cards as payment. If you need to update your account, you can log into your portal or call our office for help.
Deductible? Copays? Coinsurance? What does it mean?
Learn the basic terms about health insurance to better understand your plan. Don't worry, most people don't know what these terms mean and how they apply to your plan. That's why we're here. Please contact us if we missed any terms or if you'd rather talk to us instead of read.
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Want to add extra coverage or riders to you plan? Contact a local agent today. We can get you a quote right away and start these plans as soon as tomorrow. These plans can be added to your high deductible employer plan as well.
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