For Subscribers

Coverage For All

Can I get insured even though I have a pre-existing health condition?

By Paul and Sarah Edwards

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

Question: I'm searchingfor the names of specific insurance agencies/professsionalorganizations that provide health insurance to self-employedin-dividuals with pre-existing health conditions. If you know ofsuch sources, would you be willing to share? My research on thisquestion last year revealed no available plans, affordable ornot!
Name Withheld

Answer: The first place youshould check out is your local chamber of commerce. Some chambershave done a good job of securing group health plans for theirmembers. In California, by force of law, small businesses with twoinsureds can get insurance. Check to see whether your state has asimilar requirement.

Continue reading this article — and all of our other premium content with Entrepreneur+

For just $5, you can get unlimited access to all Entrepreneur’s premium content. You’ll find:

  • Digestible insight on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader
  • Lessons for starting and growing a business from our expert network of CEOs and founders
  • Meaningful content to help you make sharper decisions
  • Business and life hacks to help you stay ahead of the curve

Editor's Pick

Have More Responsibilities at Work, But No Pay Bump? Use This Script to Get the Raise You Deserve.
Black and Asian Founders Face Opposition at All Levels — Here's Why That Has to Change
Business News

This OnlyFans Star Was Once Part of a Fanatical MLM Cult. "I Was Forced Into Celibacy."

Cami Strella was lured into a multilevel marketing scheme but escaped to start her own six-figure-a-month business.

Living

Invest in Yourself: 10 Things Every Working Woman Should Do This Year

When striving for success, it is easy to forget about your mental and physical health. But without health, you cannot fully succeed. Follow these ten lifestyle strategies for success in your personal and professional life.

Business Culture

The Forgotten Asset in Delivering Exceptional Customer Service Is Your Employees — Here's Why.

It's time for business and HR leaders to obsess over the employee experience (EX) as much or more than the customer experience.

Business Ideas

How to Make Thousands of Dollars on the Side As a Virtual Assistant

Apply your skills and experience to create a lucrative virtual assistant side hustle or full-time business.

Thought Leaders

5 Small Daily Habits Self-Made Millionaires Use to Grow Their Wealth

We've all seen what self-made millionaires look like on TV, but it's a lot more subtle than that. Brian Tracy researched what small daily habits these successful entrepreneurs adopted on their journey from rags to riches.