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Why might limited benefit health insurance be right for a cancer survivor?

Some health insurance companies offer a limited benefit plan for those who cannot afford regular health insurance. This type of plan package might include coverage for a certain number of physician visits, preventive care and for catastrophic illness. Premiums generally cost less (such as $50 to $100 per month). The important thing to consider is whether the coverage includes the type of treatment you need now or may need in the future.

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