What is the definition of secondary health insurance?

Answer A secondary health insurance policy can serve a couple of purposes. It can offer you health care coverage that your primary health insurance does not offer, such as vision and optical care. It also... Read More »

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If you are the custodial parent and have no health insurance but your new spouse does will your ex-husband's health insurance be primary or secondary?

Answer The birthday rule is often used to determine which plan is primary and which is secondary. Under this rule, the plan of the parent whose birthday occurs first in the calendar year is designa... Read More »

If you and a spouse have different health insurance but have never designated one as primary or secondary could this cause problems when you do designate primary or secondary?

Answer If you have insurance through your employer, and you are the policy holder,(the insurance is in your name) this insurance will be primary for you, and your spouses insurance policy will be s... Read More »

Are health care providers obligated to accept payment from a secondary insurance at their fee schedule when the provider does not participate with the the patient's primary insurance?

Answer It has been my experience that providers of health care are not obligated to accept secondary or even primary insurnace coverages if they are not under contract with that insurance company... Read More »

What is AARP secondary health insurance?

Medical expenses can leave a hefty financial burden, especially as you get older. Thankfully, there are resources for those who need more insurance coverage, such as those offered by AARP (formerly... Read More »