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Will my occupation influence my health insurance eligibility?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

An insurance provider considers many factors when determining an applicant"s eligibility for health insurance. One of the factors may include your occupation because some jobs carry an inherent risk of injury or illness, like firefighters or coal miners. Although coverage cannot be denied based on occupation, your job could affect the premiums you pay and the coverage you are allowed.

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