SOURCE: GoHealthInsurance


August 26, 2009 13:13 ET

Residents of Michigan Can Now Apply for Aetna Individual Health Insurance Plans Through

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 26, 2009) - Michigan is one of the states hit hardest by the current recession, proven by its estimated 15 percent unemployment rate -- the highest in the country. There are also 1.3 million residents in Michigan without health insurance coverage, a number likely to grow as a result of high unemployment.

While nothing can replace a lost job during a tough recession, going without health insurance can only make matters worse. Just one major medical bill can drain a savings account and send families into bankruptcy.

Finding an affordable health plan online from a top insurer such as Aetna, a leading insurer, is easy with the tools at Recently, added online applications for individual health insurance from Aetna.

Aetna offers a host of different health plan options, many of which can be tailored to an individual's specific needs.

Through, residents in Michigan can view plans online, compare rates and submit an application for coverage directly to Aetna. Each application is sent securely through SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), which is the standard online security technology.

As the only complete health insurance exchange, GoHealthInsurance can also connect shoppers with licensed agents in Michigan who can offer guidance and make plan recommendations. In fact, no other health insurance exchange has a larger network of independent agents than

The resources at are especially advantageous for Michigan residents without coverage because they provide a no-risk, no-obligation way to compare free health insurance quotes with the option to purchase coverage online from a top carrier like Aetna.

Even Michigan residents who do already have health insurance, comparing health insurance options at can result in lower premiums and more customized benefits. For example, health plans from Aetna can be as low as $91 a month for a 43-year-old male.

To avoid the burdens of increasing health care costs, residents in Michigan looking for a low-cost health insurance plan can explore coverage options free at

About GoHealthInsurance makes buying health insurance simple. GoHealthInsurance explains health coverage options in plain English, provides free health insurance quotes, connects shoppers with local agents, and helps consumers choose plans that meet their health and budget needs.

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