Many Marylanders may look to switch plans. But before wading through a swamp of information on their own, consumers should seek help from insurance agents and brokers.
Consumers can learn about different plans from these professionals, who have an average of 10 years experience. Using an agent often yields significant savings — premiums are 13 percent lower in counties with the most brokers.
Janet Trautwein, Washington, D.C.
The writer is CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters.