posted on Mar, 18 2019 @ 06:40 PM
a reply to: dfnj2015
I posted this in your other similar thread ( I am glad you are bringing this to light- however many times it takes).
"Thanks for bringing this up, I am going to rant on your rant. My Husband just got a new job, better pay BUT(it is a start up company with a small
amount of employees). The insurance offered is $1,000.00 a month( yes, one thousand a MONTH) for a deductible of $5,000.00 per year. It has no office
visits- everything to deductible before insurance pays. It comes with a FSA that you can contribute pretax dollars to. OH JOY- what a crock of poop!!!
Basically for our family this is just like here have $12,000.00 for absolutely nothing and let me pay for our occasional doctors visit- there is just
no value for us.
This is the current plan we are on (recently quit job) which we can pay COBRA style and hope and pray the new employer can get better insurance as the
company grows. We rarely use our current health insurance; which costs $600.00 per month for my daughter and I (Husband was covered for no
cost-employer paid for his portion. On this plan it is. $1,000.00 deductible for year, office visit coverage, and then 80/20. That is still freaking
Before obama and congress got involved; insurance was much less. I knew when Obama came out of the meeting with the CEO's of the insurance companies
about obama care(before it was passed by congress) that we all need some serious lubricant because we were going to it get up the a$$.
I voted for Obama the first time. I now believe that he is the worst President in my lifetime. No other President has affected our bottom line like he
When you add state sales taxes you pay on goods and services, federal income tax, property tax, not to mention the tax on your electricity bill, cell
phone bill etc. it is insane. The last thing needed was this astronomical health insurance costs.
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