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Romulox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-26-10 02:58 PM
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7. Never heard of somebody working for 2-6 years and getting free healthcare for life
in the private sector. :hi:
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  -How does the Federal Employees Benefit coverage really work? Do the taxpayers really pay for secondwind  Feb-26-10 02:08 PM   #0 
  - Taxpayers pay about the same way consumers pay when employees get group insurance  havocmom   Feb-26-10 02:13 PM   #1 
  - Never heard of somebody working for 2-6 years and getting free healthcare for life  Romulox   Feb-26-10 02:58 PM   #7 
     - Got yer facts wrong. It is insurance, of the group policy type  havocmom   Feb-26-10 05:03 PM   #12 
     - I am a Federal Emplyee...  Butch350   Feb-27-10 12:14 PM   #16 
        - Except, your salary was paid by public taxes. nt  peggygirl   Feb-28-10 05:08 AM   #17 
  - Short answer is yes  harkadog   Feb-26-10 02:19 PM   #2 
  - they pay 28% of the cost of their health insurance  CreekDog   Feb-27-10 11:33 AM   #15 
  - Federal employee wages and benefits ultimately is tax payer funded, so yes.  phleshdef   Feb-26-10 02:27 PM   #3 
  - Of course - we're their employer  housewolf   Feb-26-10 02:31 PM   #4 
  - if employed by the Federal government ...  CountAllVotes   Feb-26-10 02:45 PM   #5 
  - They do have a co-pay, as do all federal employees  MiniMe   Feb-26-10 02:53 PM   #6 
  - Of course they do. nt  Romulox   Feb-26-10 02:58 PM   #8 
  - Here's information for regular Federal employees  MikeE   Feb-26-10 03:13 PM   #9 
  - We pay their salary and it comes out of our tax money SO  Bitwit1234   Feb-26-10 04:24 PM   #10 
  - There was a post here yesterday from a federal employee who stated  Cleita   Feb-26-10 04:33 PM   #11 
  - just like you pay for auto workers' insurance too, as part of the price of cars  havocmom   Feb-26-10 05:06 PM   #13 
  - yes  handmade34   Feb-26-10 05:20 PM   #14 
 

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