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Old 01-12-2010, 10:28 AM
 
Location: SW Las Vegas
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I have Anthem from my job- single coverage, healthy female and the premium my employer pays for me is close to 185, and thats the cheapest low deductible plan offered with no presecription coverage-sucks.
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Old 01-12-2010, 11:14 AM
 
Location: 22.1667 N, 113.5500 E
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Depressing.

Looks like with the government health care plan....'public option' is off the table. Looks like they are also passing a law that REQUIRES all people to purchase healthcare.

Those prices per month are jaw-droppingly high.
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Old 01-12-2010, 11:28 AM
 
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Try ehealthinsurance.com, they'll bring up much of what you can get as far as individual plans. Good luck, finding health insurance plans in Nevada has been my biggest headache in the past year.
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Old 01-12-2010, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Here and there, you decide.
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my wife and i have Sierra, 5000ded, $50 office visit, $10 prescrips.. $179
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Old 01-12-2010, 03:44 PM
 
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Depressing.

Looks like with the government health care plan....'public option' is off the table. Looks like they are also passing a law that REQUIRES all people to purchase healthcare.

Those prices per month are jaw-droppingly high.
Don't know that not having a "public option" is a bad thing. Look at COBRA. If you are unemployed and bringing in say $300/wk, but the COBRA plan is $800/mo, what good is it? Personally, they can require all they want, but when a person doesn't have the money to pay for insurance, they won't buy it! It is really that simple.
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:36 PM
 
Location: 22.1667 N, 113.5500 E
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Don't know that not having a "public option" is a bad thing. Look at COBRA. If you are unemployed and bringing in say $300/wk, but the COBRA plan is $800/mo, what good is it? Personally, they can require all they want, but when a person doesn't have the money to pay for insurance, they won't buy it! It is really that simple.
True...it seems like the healthplan is basically....well, we have 50 million unsinsured Americans...we will legislate that they MUST buy healthcare.

So then it comes down to, if they don't buy it, do they incur fines? If it's against the law not to have it, what are the punishments for not having it?

Granted, few will be able to afford these nearly 'rental apartment' prices...even worse for familys.

Granted I know this is getting into political discussion realm...so I'll try to keep it on task with Nevada...

Well, nontheless, okay, none of this can really be answered...I'm just thinking out loud on this upcoming debacle.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:39 PM
 
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True...it seems like the healthplan is basically....well, we have 50 million unsinsured Americans...we will legislate that they MUST buy healthcare.

So then it comes down to, if they don't buy it, do they incur fines? If it's against the law not to have it, what are the punishments for not having it?

Granted, few will be able to afford these nearly 'rental apartment' prices...even worse for familys.

Granted I know this is getting into political discussion realm...so I'll try to keep it on task with Nevada...

Well, nontheless, okay, none of this can really be answered...
I'm just thinking out loud on this upcoming debacle.
Yes it can be answered!
Only with a complete overhaul of the health care system, changing it into a socialized mandatory health care system: All for one - One for all!
This works fine in most countrys of this World and nobody is uninsured or kicked out of their insurance when they reach a certain age. The insurance coverage continues for as long as you live and includes dental coverage, all operations etc.

It`s not a coincidence that 50 Million Americans are not insured and in many foreign countrys everyone is insured.
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