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Looking for health coverage? An insurance agent may be your best source.

This story appears in the January 1996 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: I have been self-employed for several years now, and I also work as a substitute teacher. However, I will need medical insurance this April since the insurance I am paying for under COBRA [Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act] will expire at that time. Are there any companies that will insure people who are self-employed? Also, I have a few existing health problems. Will that affect my ability to obtain insurance?


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