Give Your Baby a Healthy Start

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on December 23, 2016
    Breast feeding has a lot of benefits for both baby and mom. Breast milk is known as the most complete form of nutrition for your baby. It promotes health, growth and development.
    Breast milk helps keep your baby healthy
    • It supplies all of the important nutrients
    • It protects against allergies, sickness and obesity
    • It protects against diseases, like diabetes and cancer
    • It protects against infections, like ear infections
    • It is easily digested – less constipation, diarrhea or upset stomach
    • Babies tend to have healthier weights as they grow
    Breast milk changes during the day to meet babies’ needs

    The milk changes in volume and composition depending on the time of day, how often your baby eats and age of baby to promote healthy growth. Breast milk is the perfect food for your baby!

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    Topics: Member Newsletter, Individuals and Families

    Harvest Time = Quality Family Time

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on October 5, 2016

    School is underway, and with it the scheduled routines of practice, rehearsals and homework have taken hold. It can be hard to find the time to take a break and just relax. Down time is important for the whole family.

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    Topics: Member Newsletter, Health and Wellness, Individuals and Families

    Pregnancy and the Flu

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on October 5, 2016

    Influenza, or the “flu”, is a respiratory illness caused by the Influenza virus. The flu is most common between October and May. Flu symptoms may include fever, chills, cough, muscle aches, fatigue and congestion. Pregnancy lowers your ability to fight off and avoid infections.

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    Topics: Member Newsletter, Health and Wellness, Individuals and Families

    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on October 5, 2016

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a great time to encourage screening and engage in conversations about breast cancer risks.

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    Topics: Member Newsletter, Health and Wellness, Individuals and Families

    I Have Health Coverage. Does that Mean that I Automatically Get Free Health Insurance for Newborns?

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on June 20, 2016


    Generally not. But you can get free infant health insurance in certain cases –

    1. You have health insurance through your employer. The plan has no extra charge for adding dependents to your plan.
      • Even if your employer doesn’t offer free health insurance for newborns, if the plan provides maternity benefits it must cover hospital stays for the delivery. This includes a stay for the mother and baby 48 hours after a regular delivery.
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    Topics: Individuals and Families, Children

    What You Need to Know About Family Health Insurance in Wisconsin When You’re Having a Baby

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on June 10, 2016


    Having a baby is life-changing in many ways. It can be overwhelming and it’s easy to let things slide and only focus on what needs to be done. Making sure you have the right family health insurance is an essential task. Below are a few things to know.

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    Topics: Individuals and Families, Children

    Tips for Finding the Right Family Health Insurance Plans in Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 12, 2016


    Finding the right family health insurance can be daunting. First, you have to understand the terms. Then, you have to understand the small but important differences between plans. Having a good idea of how your family actually uses health care can also help you choose the right plan. Here are some tips that may help.

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Individuals and Families

    What You Really Need to Know about Individual Health Insurance Wisconsin

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on May 5, 2016


    It’s easy to get lots of information about individual health insurance plans in Wisconsin, but how do you know the facts from the myths?

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    Topics: Health Insurance Basics, Individuals and Families

    How Do You Get Health Insurance for Newborns?

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on April 22, 2016


    If you’re about to become a parent or recently became one, making sure you have baby health insurance is important. Below are a few ways to get health insurance for babies.

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    Topics: Special Enrollment Periods, Qualifying Events, Individuals and Families

    Top Tips About Health Insurance for Newlyweds

    Posted by Unity Health Insurance on March 23, 2016


    Just married? Congratulations! The countdown to getting health insurance after marriage has begun. Depending on your situation, you may either have 30 or 60 days to get health insurance.

     

    Here are a few tips that may help you make the choice that’s right for you, based on your situation.

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    Topics: Special Enrollment Periods, Qualifying Events, Individuals and Families, Affordable Care Act (ACA)