At TMA Insurance Trust, we do not yet know the full scope of the rate increases for 2023 health insurance premiums, but we anticipate that they could be significant. While we can’t prevent that, we can tell you that you have an opportunity to lock in a lower 2022 rate for the next 12 months. If you currently have an individual HMO health insurance plan, there are special options available that could help you qualify for group health insurance and take advantage of this as well.
A physician’s eligibility for a group PPO plan has historically relied on how many employees they have in their practice. TMA Insurance Trust has researched how to make this preferred coverage available to independent physicians who practice in a partnership without W2 employees. Special options may help you obtain group PPO health insurance for just yourself and your family.
Most people know that insurance is there to help protect what’s important in our personal and professional lives. But as a woman physician what you might not know is that the pricing for certain kinds of insurance can be different for women than it is for men.
That’s because in many cases, premiums for insurance products are based on the gender of the person seeking coverage. And often, women bear higher costs because they represent greater risk to insurance companies.
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That’s usually because they find fulfillment in their practice of medicine and the relationships they’ve built with their colleagues and patients. And, of course, there’s also the opportunity to continue to earn a good income.
However, if you are approaching 65 and plan to continue working, there are some critical Medicare decisions you must be ready to make. These cannot be put off. Otherwise, you could be hit with costly penalties for the rest of your life.
You know that if you’re an independent practice owner with employed staff, group PPO health insurance is an option for you. But what if for you, practicing as an independent physician means you are truly independent, with no employees?