Forbes.com interviews Paul Zane Pilzer on "Getting Better Health Insurance"
Most people considering early retirement should stop participating in their group health insurance plan, if they have one, when they are healthy, says Pilzer. Instead, buy your own policy. Your employer might chip in toward the cost
"Lock in a base rate when you are young and healthy," says Pilzer. "Everyone should have an individual policy. The time to get it is when you don't need it."
...states have risk pools, with coverage for an individual ranging in cost from $2,064 a year in Georgia to $11,424 in Indiana.
About Zane Benefits, Inc.
Zane Benefits, Inc., a software company, helps employers, insurance brokers, and accountants take advantage of new defined contribution health benefits via its proprietary SaaS defined contribution software ("ZaneHealth"). Zane Benefits does not sell insurance. Using Zane’s platform, insurance professionals and accountants offer their clients a custom defined contribution plan. Learn more at www.zanebenefits.com.
Economist Paul Zane Pilzer is the founder of Zane Benefits, a former Vice President of Citibank and the founder of five companies. He is a former commentator on CNN and NPR and was an Adjunct Professor at New York University from 1979-2000. He holds a BA from Lehigh University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.