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Bana Jobe

Bana Jobe

Bana Jobe is an award-winning medical writer with over 10 years of experience

Cut Through the Confusion by Learning the Basics of a Supplemental Insurance Plan

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How do you shop for a supplemental insurance plan? Follow these easy tips and become a smarter shopper in no time.

The Pros and Cons of High-Deductible Health Plans

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Considering an HDHP? The trade-offs can work out in your favor if you keep a few things in mind regarding high-deductible health plan pros and cons.

Under New Rules, Short-Term Insurance Plans May Last Longer

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Starting October 2, HHS will allow patients to extend their short-term health insurance plans. Find out what this change means for you.

What Is Fixed Indemnity Insurance?

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Also known as a hospital indemnity insurance, fixed indemnity insurance pays out cold hard cash for unexpected injuries or illnesses.

Be Smarter Than Your Smart Devices: How to Make the Most of Wearables and Health Apps

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Wearable devices and mobile health care apps can play a big role in personal health — if you use the data correctly. Here’s how to stay on track.

Shopping for Supplemental Insurance: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

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What’s the best supplemental insurance for the life events nobody wants to think about but should? Consider these important factors before you buy.

What Insurance Should I Buy If I’m Healthy?

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What kind of health insurance for healthy people is out there? Read more for a look at some of your best options.

Health Insurance Between Jobs: Are You Covered?

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Many employers have a set timeline before you can enroll in benefits, which can leave you without health insurance between jobs. Here’s how to plan ahead.

I’m 26 and Need Health Insurance. Now What?

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What does health insurance after 26 even look like? Get started shopping for your first health plan with these six tips every 20-something should know.

What Is Critical Illness and Accident Insurance?

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Critical illness and accident insurance plans are two types of supplemental policies that can give you extra cash if you have a specific illness or injury.