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Alameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-06-11 08:38 PM
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31. Me too, but Medicare doesn't do dental or vision.
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  -Are there health needs you're putting off salinen  Jan-06-11 06:19 PM   #0 
  - No, I bet your not alone.... I bet some don't want an illness to be  midnight   Jan-06-11 06:23 PM   #1 
  - Yes  oldtime dfl_er   Jan-06-11 06:24 PM   #2 
  - I was in the same situation for years, and then finally the Bush economy  kestrel91316   Jan-06-11 06:36 PM   #12 
  - If the Republicans have their way  MattBaggins   Jan-06-11 07:12 PM   #23 
  - Yep  Kennah   Jan-06-11 06:25 PM   #3 
  - Oh, and by the way ...  Kennah   Jan-06-11 06:43 PM   #18 
  - Lets put it this way...  Shagbark Hickory   Jan-06-11 06:26 PM   #4 
  - I have no job, and can't find one...  vduhr   Jan-06-11 06:29 PM   #5 
  - I need surgery on my left foot and arthroscopy on both knees.  Warpy   Jan-06-11 06:29 PM   #6 
  - but but but but.... Boner said we have the best system in the world  MattBaggins   Jan-06-11 07:14 PM   #24 
     - Boner's care is gold plated so of course he thinks it's great  Warpy   Jan-07-11 02:33 PM   #64 
  - Nope. n/t  bbinacan   Jan-06-11 06:30 PM   #7 
  - Yep. My wife too  NNN0LHI   Jan-06-11 06:30 PM   #8 
  - I see the by-product daily  w8liftinglady   Jan-06-11 06:32 PM   #9 
  - Yes, yes, yes, yes, and YES. FUCK YEAH. Uninsured.  kestrel91316   Jan-06-11 06:34 PM   #10 
  - I was putting everything off for the past 2 years, and then all of a sudden you pay double becuase o  robinlynne   Jan-06-11 06:35 PM   #11 
  - Yes.  emilyg   Jan-06-11 06:36 PM   #13 
  - Absolutely!  Earth_First   Jan-06-11 06:36 PM   #14 
  - OMG! No way could I afford health insurance. Talk about a luxury!  WhaTHellsgoingonhere   Jan-06-11 06:40 PM   #15 
  - That question is so blatantly true, it doesn't need asking  ngant17   Jan-06-11 06:40 PM   #16 
  - When does HCR kick in?  IronHorse   Jan-06-11 06:43 PM   #17 
  - Yes, I can"t afford the  Autumn   Jan-06-11 07:00 PM   #19 
  - Yes n/t  KT2000   Jan-06-11 07:03 PM   #20 
  - $1200 a month to keep my plan from my old employer  MattBaggins   Jan-06-11 07:09 PM   #21 
  - Unemployed, uninsured  derby378   Jan-06-11 07:11 PM   #22 
  - Yes, and I can afford it, and I have health insurance.  superduperfarleft   Jan-06-11 07:17 PM   #25 
  - Not anymore because now I have Medicare, but  Cleita   Jan-06-11 07:28 PM   #26 
  - Me too, but Medicare doesn't do dental or vision.  Alameda   Jan-06-11 08:38 PM   #31 
     - I know.  Cleita   Jan-06-11 08:54 PM   #34 
        - Yes, I guess we can just walk off a cliff then after treatment.  Alameda   Jan-06-11 10:06 PM   #45 
  - I was looking at 4 month waits for appts. w/ 2 different specialists.  Divernan   Jan-06-11 07:33 PM   #27 
  - Putting off? No, writing off.  saras   Jan-06-11 08:06 PM   #28 
  - Yes...  FarLeftRage   Jan-06-11 08:06 PM   #29 
  - I haven't been to the dentist in quite a few years.  Blue_In_AK   Jan-06-11 08:08 PM   #30 
  - I'm finally old enough for Medicare  datadiva   Jan-06-11 08:48 PM   #32 
  - Actually, you should get a supplemental insurance.  Cleita   Jan-06-11 08:56 PM   #35 
  - Yes, and I have *good* insurance.  Lisa0825   Jan-06-11 08:51 PM   #33 
  - Yes, even "good" insurance is getting expensive  spinbaby   Jan-07-11 02:28 PM   #63 
  - Yep.. mostly dental...  opiate69   Jan-06-11 08:59 PM   #36 
  - dental - not covered n/t  Lucinda   Jan-06-11 09:00 PM   #37 
  - Yes. mental health for sure, physical health likely, dental could help. I have no insurance n/t  AlabamaLibrul   Jan-06-11 09:02 PM   #38 
  - Virtual all and any. I did get a little money and broke down and got some glasses  TheKentuckian   Jan-06-11 09:21 PM   #39 
  - Yes, all of them  Lorien   Jan-06-11 09:24 PM   #40 
  - My mouth is a mess because older root canals/crowns are starting to go  Doremus   Jan-06-11 09:36 PM   #41 
  - Check to see if you are near any of these dental schools in Cleveland  NNN0LHI   Jan-07-11 01:25 PM   #61 
  - Yes  AC_Mem   Jan-06-11 09:46 PM   #42 
  - Yes. My problem is dental  lunatica   Jan-06-11 09:47 PM   #43 
  - Need glasses, root canals, lots of dental work and a physical check up.  The Midway Rebel   Jan-06-11 09:49 PM   #44 
  - Cheap Prescription Glasses. Zenni Optical  Manifestor_of_Light   Jan-07-11 10:50 PM   #65 
  - YES - no healthcare since 1997 and I just keep hoping the government will go to  2Design   Jan-06-11 10:40 PM   #46 
  - Tomorrow we will be taking care of the most immediate one  csziggy   Jan-06-11 10:54 PM   #47 
  - Er, yes, and I don't have insurance.  Withywindle   Jan-06-11 11:14 PM   #48 
  - Medicare is great, except  madamesilverspurs   Jan-06-11 11:27 PM   #49 
  - Yep, diabetic here and can't afford to be tested as often as I should be. I can't  madmom   Jan-06-11 11:43 PM   #50 
  - many. eom  Swamp Rat   Jan-06-11 11:43 PM   #51 
  - Need hearing aids in both ears.  lpbk2713   Jan-06-11 11:49 PM   #52 
  - Yes. Freelance contractor...  XOKCowboy   Jan-06-11 11:56 PM   #53 
  - There are health needs we put off for two years we're taking care of now  Dappleganger   Jan-07-11 12:06 AM   #54 
  - Yep! especially dental work.  Melissa G   Jan-07-11 09:52 AM   #55 
  - I've needed to have a tooth pulled and replaced with an implant for about a year now.  MilesColtrane   Jan-07-11 11:06 AM   #56 
  - Yes. And I am insured  NoSheep   Jan-07-11 11:59 AM   #57 
  - Absolutely  LiberalEsto   Jan-07-11 12:33 PM   #58 
  - yes - dental mostly  Donnachaidh   Jan-07-11 12:41 PM   #59 
  - Absolutely!  StandingInLeftField   Jan-07-11 01:20 PM   #60 
  - Yes.  scorpiogirl   Jan-07-11 02:23 PM   #62 
 

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