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Old 08-05-2010, 12:53 PM
 
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do you ask your doctor for a cash discount? what do you pay for std consultations? how about specialists? paediatricians, dermatologists, etc. what does an eye test cost or dental checkup? how about filings, root canals and crowns? physios and chropractors, what do they cost if you're paying cash?
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Old 08-05-2010, 08:39 PM
 
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My medical insurance premium dropped 23% just from moving here from south Florida. Same company, same policy. I would think some of that is the higher use of medical facilities in south Florida but I also suspect some of that has to do with lower costs here, though I haven't yet made use of medical resources yet.

As an aside, my policy did go up 19% year over year here, though I'm certain it would have done the same hadn't I relocated. At this rate of increase, in four years my medical insurance will cost more than a mortgage would cost to buy my new home in Tampa. I'm going to have to get really really sick to make this worthwhile.
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