Do you have insurance?

Discussion in 'Healthcare/Insurance/Govt Healthcare' started by Greenbeard, Jan 17, 2011.

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Do you currently have health insurance?

  1. No, I'm uninsured

    8.3%
  2. Yes, I get it through my employer

    66.7%
  3. Yes, I buy it on my own

    13.9%
  4. Yes, I have public insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, veteran/military care, high-risk pool, etc)

    11.1%
  1. Greenbeard
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    With all the talk of being mandated to carry insurance and premiums going up and the failure of third party payment, I'm curious how many of you do and don't have insurance right now. And for those of you who are insured, if you want to post who your insurer is that would be interesting, too.

    I'll start. I'm insured through my employer in the small group market. I don't have a choice of insurers so I have Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.
     
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    Looks like four of us do...
     
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    Damn right I have insurance.

    Only a fool would go without.
     
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    This should reveal that the whining about mandating coverage is ridiculous because everyone who wants insurance should be able to get it. And why would you not want it?
     
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    I have insurance through my employer.

    Cigna is the carrier.

    When I didn't have insurance I purchased my own.
     
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    In our nation of Christian Love, with its basis in the morality of the Hebs(?), then my insurer likely has the highest place allowed in the heavens--which has nothing to do with elevations in contrast, lower.

    People in America, do have the option of contemplation, of Jesus Ben Joseph, Son Of Mary, Called The Christ, (The Even Really More Schvartz version)! European Yiiddish, by contrast, was a wholesome experience--except to the neighbors.

    Within18 months, my insurance company will kept on giving, in their spirit of love, in California! that will include two complete physicals, two colonoscopies, two eye exams, one kidney evaluation, 6 blood screenings, one urinalysis, and tests on one bota bag full of,. . .well!

    I'm a boomer, doing what we have always done best.

    Soon everyone will have to pay, and I myself will be enrolled Medicare A&B: Leaving no chance for the insurance company to recover even a semblance, of its costs.

    The TeaBerserkers, actrually, all like me best! They intend to leave no risk pool behind!

    "Crow, James Crow: Shaken, Not Stirred!"
    (Ho! Ho! Now We Go! Ho! Ho! And Go! And Go! And Go Some More, (and try to find some new way, even, to smoke it!)
     
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    Yep, I was right. Knew exactly what this thread was about just by reading the title. The 'ol 'well since most everyone would do it anyway, that makes it okay to make everyone do it'. I think we all know how the poll turns out. About 95% insured with about 70-80% getting from an employer.

    .....and same as Greenbeard on the who and how.
     
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    Almost everybody has committed some sort of theft in their lives as well...I guess we should legalize it.
     
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    Any healthy American between the ages of 20-40 for starters. I would bet my bottom dollar they would spend far more in premiums that what they actually use.
     

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