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Short term medical insurance in Texas

originally posted: 11/22/2006  reposted: 2/18/2011 This post has not been recently reviewed or revised by the author and may be out of date. If in doubt, please send a new question or ask for an update.

Q: What is the best short term medical insurance in Texas if I need coverage for only catastrophic expenses?

A: People have reported universally good result with all of the short term medical insurance plans listed at . All of them offer high deductible options to save money and can be arranged from one to twelve months. The highest quality short term medical insurance plans are those listed under "Secure STM" but the lowest cost short term insurance is issued by "Celtic Insurance". College students in Texas seem to prefer the "American Health Shield" policy because of its simplicity.


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