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Health Insurance

Discussion in 'Health' started by neontrail, Jun 10, 2009.

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Do you have health insurance?

  1. YES

    141 vote(s)
    91.0%
  2. NO

    14 vote(s)
    9.0%
  1. Jun 10, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    MiikeyD

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    Thank god for health insurance. Full time student = free/cheap Health insurance :]
     
  2. Jun 10, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    You shouldn't have to.
     
  3. Jun 11, 2009 at 3:06 AM
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    Burgman

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    my dads retired military so Tricare for a couple more years
     
  4. Jun 11, 2009 at 3:29 AM
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    Brunes

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    Tricare is pretty decent- Takes pretty good care of my wife and kid and I.
     
  5. Jun 11, 2009 at 4:14 AM
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    Taco-NB

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    Up here in Canada we have free health care for everyone!
     
  6. Jun 11, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I have heard horror stories about trying to get into see doctors. Is it that bad?
     
  7. Jun 11, 2009 at 5:04 AM
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    missileman125fw

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    Blue Cross Federal Employee Program!
     
  8. Jun 11, 2009 at 5:10 AM
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    drifter379

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    Just got my insurance card this week. I am covered for free but I have to pay $90 a week for my wife. Now I hear in order for the socialist in chief to cover his universal health care they are wanting to tax my portion because it will be considered income.
     
  9. Jun 11, 2009 at 5:56 AM
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    tricare though i have yet to use it, or ever gone to sick call or made my own appointment
     
  10. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:16 AM
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    My $0.02: If you have kids you need a hell of a lot more than $10k in life insurance. 10x your income is a good estimate for most people.

    Also, any money spent on life insurance for kids is wasted. Mortality rates are incredibly low and kids don't provide any income so there's no financial loss when/if they die. Yes, I know funerals cost money, but again I say that the mortality rates for children are low enough that the insurance still isn't necessary.
     
  11. Jun 11, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    Got mine through work, not the best but better than nothing.
     
  12. Jun 11, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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    lsocoee

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    hells yeah.

    Ed, we'll go ahead and adopt your child and put him under our insurance. Your wife can come live with us and you can design us a new house.
     
  13. Jun 11, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    bobwilson1977

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    I have pretty good insurance now: Health, dental, and eye ( glasses). It costs me less than $60 a month and that insures both my Wife and I. But I have been between jobs more than once and when I do so, I went with a product from Blue Cross called "Tonic", which is a high deductible insurance plan. Basically, if you fall off a cliff and break your neck and have to go the Emergency room, you're covered. I call it bankruptcy insurance. That's about all its good for because you only get 4 Doctor's visit a year. Its around $75 a month. Probably more now that I'm in my 30's.
     
  14. Jun 11, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    jrw1965

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    Retired Air Force, so another Tricare
     
  15. Jun 11, 2009 at 9:44 AM
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    HAHAHA You actually had someone underwrite you!! What else did you sell them?? :eek:
     
  16. Jun 11, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    eordonez

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    sweet deal!
     
  17. Jun 13, 2009 at 4:00 AM
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    missileman125fw

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    Ed, don't do it! It's a trap.
     
  18. Jun 13, 2009 at 6:09 AM
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    Hot Tamale

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    I was fortunate enough to be a PA state employee for 34 years and one of the perks is after retiring you get your health insurance paid for. Used to be 100% paid for but when I retired (2007) it was the first year you had to pay 1% of your final average salary. Can't beat that! I consider myself very fortunate especially when I read how things are these days with long term employees losing their jobs and health insurance.
     
  19. Jun 13, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    Colton

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    Civilian Government Employee so I'm another for Tricare as a primary and BCBS as a secondary. I'm covered, and I'm very thankful. :)
     
  20. Jun 15, 2009 at 5:36 AM
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    Taco-NB

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    Hmmm ... I might have to wait a week to get in to see my family doctor but I don't have to sell my house if I catch the swine flu. ;)

    There is a doctor shortage up here in Canada but, for the most part, the health care is very good. :D

    Cheers.
     
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