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Individual and Family Insurance Basics

At Anthem, we understand that finding affordable insurance coverage is a priority -- whether you’re shopping on a budget or needing to manage a short-term health crisis.

We offer options that give you real choices and the types of coverage that are right for you. If you’re looking for insurance for yourself or your family, the resources we’ve provided here can answer your questions and help guide you along your health care journey.

Individual and Family Health Insurance

Navigating the world of health insurance can be challenging. How much does health insurance cost? How do I choose a plan? What’s a health insurance subsidy? When is open enrollment?

We’ve put together a series of articles to answer just those questions—and make finding health insurance easy and stress free.

How to Choose a Health Insurance Plan

Knowing the essentials will help you choose the health insurance plan that’s right for you or your family.

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Balancing Health Insurance Costs

The cost of health insurance can be a big part of your family budget. Find out how to balance the cost against your coverage and benefits.

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Understanding Health Insurance Subsidies

You can save with a health insurance subsidy. Find out if you qualify.

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Open Enrollment for Health Insurance

When life changes, your health insurance should keep pace. Open enrollment is the ideal time to make changes to your health insurance plan.

Learn more about open enrollment

Specialty Insurance: Dental and Vision Coverage

If you’re looking for vision or dental coverage, you probably have some important questions. Is vision insurance worth the cost? What does dental insurance typically cover? What’s a dental insurance waiting period? These articles will answer those questions and help you decide what coverage is right for you.

Dental Insurance Waiting Periods

Most dental insurance plans have waiting periods for some procedures. Know what these are when choosing a plan.

Learn more about dental insurance waiting periods

Is Dental Insurance Worth It?

Learn how having cost-effective dental insurance can contribute to your overall health.

Learn more about dental insurance costs

What Does Dental Insurance Cover?

Understand what dental insurance covers, so you can choose the plan that’s right for you and your family.

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Is Vision Insurance Worth It?

Learn how having cost-effective vision insurance can contribute to your overall health.

Learn more about vision insurance basics