Health Insurance and Your Rights

Our provider lawyers have vast amounts of experience when it comes to protecting your rights as they relate to healthcare law and your health insurance policy. Accurate legal advice can ensure you get the care you need without unexpected financial burden.

Is my insurer legally required to pay for the Coronavirus test?
Have co-pays or other aspects of my insurance plan changed during the pandemic?
Are there any government orders or mandates that affect my healthcare rights?

LegalShield provider attorneys are available to answer your questions, provide step by step instructions for protecting your rights and even make phone calls or write letters on your behalf to make sure your insurance carrier provides the care you need. At the very least, we can reduce your stress level by giving your accurate information during this difficult time.

If you need help with a legal health insurance issue, we suggest you speak with an attorney. It’ll reduce your stress.

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More stress is not what you need. 

Peace of mind is.

Our Legal Protection Services are accessible 24/7 in an emergency and through our app

Access your law firm any time, without leaving your home.

One membership covers your whole family.

LegalShield Provider Attorneys are Available to Answer Your Health Insurance Questions

The Covid-19 pandemic has raised a lot of legal questions. Getting sound legal advice and support at a time like this can go a long way to reducing your stress and protecting your rights. LegalShield provider attorneys have been working to provide our 4.5 million members the guidance they need related to healthcare and health insurance and we are committed to remaining open throughout the pandemic to provide legal support.  

We’re here to help you too. Review the information below and then speak with one of our attorneys.

Accessing Hospitals and Other Medical Services

LegalShield members that have needed to go to the hospital or get other medical treatment have had a variety of questions. You may have similar concerns.

If I feel sick, should I just go to the hospital or do I need to call someone first?
If I do have to go into the hospital, are there any legal precautions I should take?
What legal documents do I need if I am admitted to the hospital?


You’ve no doubt seen reports on the news about hospitals being overburdened with too many patients, shortages of supplies and not enough medical personnel. If you have any legal questions and concerns, we’re here for you. You or your significant other can get the help you need at any time, right from our mobile app. 

LEARN MORE

Job Loss and Your Health Insurance

Millions of Americans receive employer-sponsored health insurance and many are concerned they may lose their insurance if they lose their job due to a shelter in place order or mandated closings that cause their employer to go out of business.

What happens to my health insurance if I lose my job due to the virus?
Can my family maintain our insurance through COBRA?
What about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? Is that an option for me?  

Health insurance and healthcare in general was a complex mess before Coronavirus. Don’t try to figure it all out on your own by watching the news. It’ll only stress you out. With a personal plan from LegalShield, you can speak with an attorney about any personal legal issue for as little as $24.95 per month. If you join todaywe can help you develop specific solutions for your situation. We have a special blog post that covers employment law questions too.

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Healthcare Documents: Living Will and Power of Attorney

Every adult should have a Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney to make sure end of life financial and medical decisions are handled consistent with their wishes. Now more than ever, these documents are critical. Especially if you are admitted to the hospital and need someone to make care decisions on your behalf. Here are some of the documents you may need or need updated to reflect current circumstances.

Last Will and Testament
Living Will or Advance Directive
Power of Attorney
HIPAA Release


All LegalShield plans come with an attorney drafted Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney and include yearly updates. Your attorney can review other documents and help ensure everything is legally binding. If you need any of these documents or you need updates to existing documents, view plans and pricing or join now and speak to an attorney in as little as 4 hours.

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Personal Data Security During the Pandemic

Crises present a big opportunity for criminals and hackers to take advantage of people that are anxious and desperate for information on the spread of the disease, possible cures and other important information. Be on the lookout for these scams.

Apps that track the spread of the disease which are loaded with malware.
Fake cures and other unsubstantiated claims that require personal information for access.
Hackers and criminals trying to extract personal information to commit fraud or steal your money.

LegalShield’s IDShield product offers a comprehensive suite of monitoring, privacy and restoration services that make an excellent complement to our standard LegalShield plan. IDShield can be purchased separately as well.  

Additional Resources and Support

For more information on many of the questions raised above, we encourage you to visit our blog post about healthcare law. Our attorneys have provided answers to the most common questions and we will continue to add new content as things unfold. Check back often.

Also, LegalShield and its network of 39 provider law firms that cover the entire US and Canada will remain open to help our members throughout the course of this pandemic.

Whether you just need a little advice, your insurance policy reviewed or you need an attorney to assist with a Living Will and Power of Attorney, there is no more cost effective way to get the help you need than by becoming a member of LegalShield.

 Below you can learn more about plan benefits, pricing and how to join.


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Health Insurance and Your Rights

Our healthcare lawyers have vast amounts of experience when it comes to protecting your rights as they relate to healthcare law and your health insurance policy. Accurate legal advice can ensure you get the care you need without unexpected financial burden.

Is my insurer legally required to pay for the Coronavirus test?
Have co-pays or other aspects of my insurance plan changed during the pandemic?
Are there any government orders or mandates that affect my healthcare rights?

LegalShield attorneys are available to answer your questions, provide step by step instructions for protecting your rights and even make phone calls or write letters on your behalf to make sure your insurance carrier provides the care you need. At the very least, we can reduce your stress level by giving your accurate information during this difficult time.

If you need help with a legal health insurance issue, we suggest you speak with an attorney. It’ll reduce your stress.

LEARN MORE

Accessing Hospitals and Other Medical Services

You’ve no doubt seen reports on the news about hospitals being overburdened with too many patients, shortages of supplies and not enough medical personnel. If you have any legal questions and concerns, we’re here for you. You or your significant other can get the help you need at any time, right from our mobile app. For more information related to the questions on this page, check out our blog post on Coronavirus healthcare questions.

LegalShield members that have needed to go to the hospital or get other medical treatment have had a variety of questions. You may have similar concerns.

If I feel sick, should I just go to the hospital or do I need to call someone first?
If I do have to go into the hospital, are there any legal precautions I should take?
What legal documents do I need if I am admitted to the hospital?

LEARN MORE

Job Loss and Your Health Insurance

Health insurance and healthcare in general was a complex mess before Coronavirus. Don’t try to figure it all out on your own by watching the news. It’ll only stress you out. With a personal plan from LegalShield, you can speak with an attorney about any personal legal issue for as little as $24.95 per month. If you join todaywe can help you develop specific solutions for your situation. We have a special blog post that covers employment law questions too.

Millions of Americans receive employer-sponsored health insurance and many are concerned they may lose their insurance if they lose their job due to a shelter in place order or mandated closings that cause their employer to go out of business.

What happens to my health insurance if I lose my job due to the virus? 
Can my family maintain our insurance through COBRA? 

What about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? Is that an option for me?  

LEARN MORE

Healthcare Documents: Living Will and Power of Attorney

More information about each of these documents and why you need them during this pandemic can be found here.

All LegalShield plans come with an attorney drafted Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney and include yearly updates. Your attorney can review other documents and help ensure everything is legally binding. If you need any of these documents or you need updates to existing documents, 
view plans and pricing here or join now and speak to an attorney in as little as 4 hours.

Every adult should have a Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney to make sure end of life financial and medical decisions are handled consistent with their wishes. Now more than ever, these documents are critical. Especially if you are admitted to the hospital and need someone to make care decisions on your behalf. Here are some of the documents you may need or need updated to reflect current circumstances.

Last Will and Testament
Living Will or Advance Directive
Power of Attorney
HIPAA Release

LEARN MORE

Personal Data Security During the Pandemic

LegalShield’s IDShield product offers a comprehensive suite of monitoring, privacy and restoration services that make an excellent complement to our standard LegalShield plan. IDShield can be purchased separately as well.  

Crises present a big opportunity for criminals and hackers to take advantage of people that are anxious and desperate for information on the spread of the disease, possible cures and other important information. Be on the lookout for these scams.

Apps that track the spread of the disease which are loaded with malware. 
Fake cures and other unsubstantiated claims that require personal information for access. 

Hackers and criminals trying to extract personal information to commit fraud or steal your money.  

GET IDSHIELD

Additional Resources and Support

For more information on many of the questions raised above, we encourage you to visit our blog post about healthcare law. Our attorneys have provided answers to the most common questions and we will continue to add new content as things unfold. Check back often.

Also, LegalShield and its network of 39 provider law firms that cover the entire US and Canada will remain open to help our members throughout the course of this pandemic.

Whether you just need a little advice, your insurance policy reviewed or you need an attorney to assist with a Living Will and Power of Attorney, there is no more cost effective way to get the help you need than by becoming a member of LegalShield.

 Below you can learn more about plan benefits, pricing and how to join.









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The Covid-19 pandemic has raised a lot of legal questions. Getting sound legal advice and support at a time like this can go a long way to reducing your stress and protecting your rights. LegalShield provider attorneys have been working to provide our 4.5 million members the guidance they need related to healthcare and health insurance and we are committed to remaining open throughout the pandemic to provide legal support.  

We’re here to help you too. Review the information below and then speak with one of our attorneys.


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