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leveymg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-05-10 01:26 PM
Response to Reply #38
48. Subsidies don't kick in until 2014 is my understanding. eom
Edited on Thu Aug-05-10 01:26 PM by leveymg
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  -I received notice that my BC/BS premium lillypaddle  Aug-04-10 05:05 PM   #0 
  - Same thing happened to my wife and she had to just give it up  Winterblues   Aug-04-10 05:11 PM   #1 
  - Has you or your wife tried a local CHC? (link inside)  uponit7771   Aug-04-10 05:23 PM   #9 
  - that sucks  lillypaddle   Aug-04-10 05:59 PM   #15 
  - If you get sick  bergie321   Aug-05-10 05:12 PM   #53 
  - Can you qualify for the new high-risk pool?  wildflower   Aug-04-10 05:17 PM   #2 
  - I don't know  lillypaddle   Aug-04-10 05:40 PM   #10 
  - Only those who have been denied coverage and have been without insurance  Luminous Animal   Aug-04-10 05:48 PM   #13 
  - You are correct, proof of denial of coverage must precede admisson to a HRP!  DailyGrind51   Aug-05-10 06:29 AM   #30 
  - Premiums in the High-risk pools can reach $900/ mo.  leveymg   Aug-05-10 07:56 AM   #33 
     - But aren't there subsidies for people who can't afford it?  wildflower   Aug-05-10 11:41 AM   #38 
        - Subsidies don't kick in until 2014 is my understanding. eom  leveymg   Aug-05-10 01:26 PM   #48 
           - Kicking the subsidies down the road was a way of saying we got subsidies while  Greyhound   Aug-05-10 04:35 PM   #51 
  - That is exactly what "healthcare reform" is apparetly supposed to be  ThomCat   Aug-04-10 05:17 PM   #3 
  - and the best part is . . .  DrDan   Aug-04-10 05:20 PM   #7 
  - I am still enraged that this is the "fix" we were given  woo me with science   Aug-05-10 06:17 AM   #29 
  - I'm with you.  sandyd921   Aug-05-10 04:39 PM   #52 
  - Hey!! Only other countries can afford health care for everyone ...USA can't---!!!  defendandprotect   Aug-07-10 01:22 PM   #76 
  - Ours jumped up a couple hundred dollars a month.  Arugula Latte   Aug-04-10 05:18 PM   #4 
  - I assume you have an HSA - at least save some tax dollars  DrDan   Aug-04-10 05:18 PM   #5 
  - No HSA  lillypaddle   Aug-04-10 05:42 PM   #11 
     - huh? And why is that? I don't understand that at all.  DrDan   Aug-04-10 07:55 PM   #20 
     - Well ...  lillypaddle   Aug-05-10 03:58 AM   #25 
     - I looked into getting an HSA, and there were several problems  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-05-10 05:36 PM   #55 
        - wrong  DrDan   Aug-05-10 09:03 PM   #60 
        - That is NOT what either of my banks told me  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-05-10 10:10 PM   #61 
           - here are the 2008 HSA rules directly from Treasury  DrDan   Aug-06-10 05:58 AM   #62 
              - Yes, I do  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-06-10 08:11 AM   #63 
                 - that's not fair . . . your last comment is insulting  DrDan   Aug-06-10 08:24 AM   #64 
                    - Sorry if I misread you, but  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-06-10 01:37 PM   #67 
        - I am by no means rich  Abq_Sarah   Aug-07-10 01:29 PM   #77 
           - I HAD a high deductible policy and I still couldn't afford CARE  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-07-10 05:02 PM   #79 
     - here are the HSA rules . . .  DrDan   Aug-04-10 07:58 PM   #21 
        - Thanks for posting  lillypaddle   Aug-05-10 04:01 AM   #26 
  - try Kaiser Permanente.. they seem more reasonable..  DCBob   Aug-04-10 05:19 PM   #6 
  - Kaiser has very poor standards of health care, in my opinion.  begin_within   Aug-04-10 06:12 PM   #17 
     - I can't speak to your mom's experience, but Kaiser has been very good to us  Junkie Brewster   Aug-07-10 08:35 PM   #83 
  - Are you anywhere near a local CHC? (link inside). I'd also like to know how HCR was supposed to keep  uponit7771   Aug-04-10 05:22 PM   #8 
  - had never heard of CHC  lillypaddle   Aug-04-10 05:45 PM   #12 
  - They want you to drop it. They have had their fill of you and people like you  SoCalDem   Aug-04-10 05:57 PM   #14 
  - yep, I'm afraid you're right  lillypaddle   Aug-04-10 06:02 PM   #16 
  - Health Insurance Cos. Idea of Good Customer:  Hissyspit   Aug-05-10 12:05 AM   #24 
  - stop complaining, citizen-- this is Change You Can Believe In....  mike_c   Aug-04-10 06:13 PM   #18 
  - heheheeee...  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-05-10 12:06 PM   #39 
  - All of a sudden  lillypaddle   Aug-04-10 06:15 PM   #19 
  - That is scary! I have BCBS and after they raised it so many times I finally got a $5000  glinda   Aug-04-10 10:36 PM   #22 
  - I HAD a $5000 from Health Partners, and when my business temporarily  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-05-10 05:40 PM   #56 
  - My Providence health insurance deductible is going to double  quinnox   Aug-04-10 10:50 PM   #23 
  - In the same leaking boat here.  Mimosa   Aug-05-10 04:16 AM   #27 
  - There's no way bloodwork 4 times a year exceeds $7800  SmileyRose   Aug-05-10 04:21 AM   #28 
  - My annual tumor marker screenings don't cost 25% of that amount!  DailyGrind51   Aug-05-10 07:49 AM   #31 
  - It all depends on the kind of test.  mwooldri   Aug-05-10 05:26 PM   #54 
  - I pay over $550, and that's BELONGING to a major group (PA. Retired Educators//PSERS).  WinkyDink   Aug-05-10 07:52 AM   #32 
  - This stinks and there seems nothing we can do but squawk.  Paper Roses   Aug-05-10 09:51 AM   #34 
  - Good idea!  lillypaddle   Aug-05-10 12:54 PM   #46 
  - costco's pharmacy prices are pretty good also, and you don't have to be a member  nightrain   Aug-05-10 05:58 PM   #58 
  - I don't know about the bloodwork  rox63   Aug-05-10 09:56 AM   #35 
  - Discount lab tests (including bloodwork):  Lorien   Aug-05-10 12:12 PM   #42 
  - I feel for you....  femrap   Aug-05-10 11:23 AM   #36 
  - Same thing happened to me, too...  derby378   Aug-05-10 11:25 AM   #37 
  - I'm 45 and in a similar situation. I finally let the insurance go and have found  Lorien   Aug-05-10 12:07 PM   #40 
  - Your situation is, unfortunately, much too familiar.  LWolf   Aug-05-10 12:11 PM   #41 
  - Those who are willfully obtuse on the topic either have plans through their employers  Lorien   Aug-05-10 12:20 PM   #44 
     - Yes.  LWolf   Aug-05-10 12:33 PM   #45 
        - See response #42 for affordable blood test options  Lorien   Aug-05-10 01:52 PM   #49 
           - Thanks! nt  LWolf   Aug-06-10 09:56 AM   #65 
  - In my neck of the woods we call $650 a bargain.  Vinca   Aug-05-10 12:16 PM   #43 
  - I was caught in the same dilemma when I was your age  Cleita   Aug-05-10 01:08 PM   #47 
  - Thanks for the ideas  lillypaddle   Aug-05-10 04:21 PM   #50 
  - Take a serious look at your actual medical costs versus what you're paying in premiums  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-05-10 05:51 PM   #57 
  - knr. It's damn disgusting all the way around!  nightrain   Aug-05-10 06:02 PM   #59 
  - Where are all the BOGers?  lillypaddle   Aug-06-10 10:19 AM   #66 
  - and the remainder? they're MIA huh? too embarassed about the fail of  nightrain   Aug-06-10 08:11 PM   #68 
     - Actually, Obama didn't "create" my situation  lillypaddle   Aug-07-10 05:19 AM   #70 
        - that's the point. "Reform" didn't help! Only created more duplication, multiple  nightrain   Aug-07-10 11:31 AM   #72 
        - What exactly is your position as a health care provider?  lillypaddle   Aug-07-10 06:40 PM   #80 
        - that's the point. "Reform" didn't help! Only created more duplication, multiple  nightrain   Aug-07-10 11:32 AM   #73 
  - What's a BOGer? NT  juajen   Aug-06-10 10:26 PM   #69 
  - I believe it is a reference  lillypaddle   Aug-07-10 05:20 AM   #71 
  - There's a "do you like Obama" thread up . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-07-10 01:18 PM   #75 
     - sure, BOGers are around, but cricketly about the extreme shortcomings of  nightrain   Aug-07-10 03:52 PM   #78 
        - Many will deny the reality of the situation vociferously when confronted with facts like these  depakid   Aug-07-10 07:21 PM   #81 
        - They were trying to "rationalize" Obama's "Stupak attack" on abortion under the new plan!!  defendandprotect   Aug-07-10 09:27 PM   #84 
  - It is terrible -- greedy insurance companies protected by government . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-07-10 01:12 PM   #74 
  - I'm so sorry. Something is tragically wrong with this country, the American people  inna   Aug-07-10 07:44 PM   #82 
 

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