Cover your medical bills if you become sick or are injured

Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life

Being unable to work due to illness or injury not only means that you cannot pay your regular expenses but added on top will be any expenses related to the medical care you will need.

Many young workers today have jobs that do not provide for health insurance benefits. A health care plan can be very expensive but there are ways to obtain protection on your own without putting your financial future at risk.

The following resources may assist you in learning about how to cover your medical bills if you become sick or are injured:

Why It Is Important to Have Health Coverage

Health Insurance If You Are Under Age 26

Understanding Your Health Coverage

Tips for Obtaining Health Care Benefits

Temporary/Short-term Health Insurance

Save On Taxes When Obtaining Health Coverage

Obtaining a Health Insurance Quote

High-deductible Health Plans

Getting Out on Your Own Tasks

1. Finding housing
2. Building credit access and usage
3. Reaching financial goals
4. Setting up a spending plan
5. Getting properly insured

Getting properly insured Subtasks

1. Protect from losses that can result from owning and using a vehicle
2. Protect from losses related to your personal property and home
3. Replace your income if you become sick or are injured and cannot work
4. Cover your medical bills if you become sick or are injured


NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation
8700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 700N
Chicago, IL 60631
(847) 483–5400 ext. 106