Short Term Medical Insurance

Short Term Medical Insurance  


At a Glance


Are you between jobs? Or perhaps a recent college graduate looking for that first job? Then chances are you're in need of temporary medical insurance until you become part of an employer's plan.

The Short Term Medical Plan provides comprehensive, temporary medical coverage at a reasonable price. It's an affordable plan that gives you peace of mind knowing you won't have to worry about the cost of health care. You select the coverage period that fits your situation.

Short Term Plans

  • Coverage can begin as soon as tomorrow
  • Initial terms up to 364 days*
  • Can be renewed*
  • Freedom to choose your own doctors and hospitals
  • Flexible payment options, pay by credit/debit card or check
  • Coverage is available in most states


*Subject to state rules/availability

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Answers about the plan, including eligibility, options, enrollment, customer service and more.

  • Is short-term medical right for me?

    Assurant Health Short-Term Medical insurance provides affordable, reliable protection against the devastating financial effects of unexpected illness and accidents. Short-Term Medical may be perfect for you if you are:

    • A recent college graduate
    • Dependent no longer covered on a parent’s plan
    • Between jobs or laid off
    • Waiting for employer-sponsored coverage to begin
    • A temporary or seasonal employee
  • How long does short-term medical coverage last?

    Short-term medical insurance policies always have a termination date. The expiration date of coverage depends on the length of coverage you choose. Short-term medical is available for periods of 30-180 days.
  • Can I keep my current doctor?

    Yes! Assurant Health short-term medical coverage allows you to choose your doctors and hospitals.
  • Are short-term medical plans easy to attain?

    Short-term medical plans are much easier to qualify for than a permanent health policy. After answering a few medical questions, coverage can be available as early as the next day! Short-term medical is great for individuals looking to obtain temporary coverage until they are eligible for a permanent plan.
  • Is Assurant Health a trusted company?

    Assurant Health
    Assurant Health is the brand name for a family of health insurance products focused on providing a variety of affordable plan choices to consumers. The portfolio of health care products includes major medical, supplemental and fixed-benefit plans for individuals, families and small employers. Assurant Health is committed to providing access to convenient health care delivery, easy-to-understand products and value-added services that help customers better manage their health care dollars and get the most out of their coverage ultimately seeking to protect not only financial security but also the health and well being of its customers. Assurant Health’s products are underwritten and issued by John Alden Life Insurance Company, Union Security Life Insurance Company and Time Insurance Company, which has been in business since 1892. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Assurant Health employs approximately 2,000 employees. More information about Assurant Health can be found on the company's website at


    Assurant Health is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the U.S. and select worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $28 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district.


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