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#49126 - 02/27/05 12:11 PM HEALTH INSURANCE
shortcircuit Offline
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Registered: 06/27/04
Posts: 608
Loc: massachusetts
Sorry to post the subject so loudly...but I just received my renewal rates and there up another 25% this year

I use United Health Care. My single premium rate is $360 month, up from $280 last year. My family rate is $960 mth, up from $750 mth. This is the least expensive plan with the highest co-pays and deductables also

I'm sure you have discussed this before, but I wanted some current input.

Any tips or suggestions would be helpful.

Thanx

shortcircuit
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#49127 - 02/27/05 12:34 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
Redsy Offline
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Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2056
Loc: Bucks County PA
I'm up from $720.00 to $800.00
Mid-level plan, higher deductible & co-pays
I guess I shouldn't complain.
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#49128 - 02/27/05 01:00 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
LK Offline
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Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 1429
Loc: New Jersey
Running about the same as Redsy, we just keep passing it on, and bumped up our rates.
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#49129 - 02/27/05 02:50 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
Electricmanscott Offline
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Registered: 01/12/02
Posts: 1457
Loc: Holden, MA USA
Up from $720.00 to $904.00.
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#49130 - 02/27/05 03:49 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
walrus Offline
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Registered: 07/25/02
Posts: 680
Loc: Bangor Me. USA
You guys should live in Maine. One of the highest health insurances rates in the country with no competition at all. See if there is any association you can join that has a insurance benefits available. I joined the Maine Oil Dealers which offers insurance to its members, they in turn get a group rate. I pay 341 a month for just me(I,m 48). My wife gets it thru her work.
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#49131 - 02/27/05 06:18 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
nesparky Offline
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Registered: 06/21/01
Posts: 642
Loc: omaha,ne
Cheapest bid I have recieved to date is $735.00/month for just me.
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#49132 - 02/27/05 06:28 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
Joey D Offline
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Registered: 10/10/03
Posts: 259
Loc: Arlington MA U.S.
I am at 1250 per month, family plan Harvard Pilgram. Great plan covers everything but ouch.
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#49133 - 02/27/05 07:08 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9039
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
My "free" retiree insurance is ~$700/mo
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#49134 - 02/28/05 03:17 AM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
pauluk Offline
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Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7520
Loc: Norfolk, England
$1250 per month!

Makes our "free" National Health Service seem almost attractive.
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#49135 - 02/28/05 05:18 PM Re: HEALTH INSURANCE
Joey D Offline
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Registered: 10/10/03
Posts: 259
Loc: Arlington MA U.S.
I got a number of a group I can join to reduce my cost to under $900 per month same plan. Thats a savings of a car payment. I will post the info when I get everything for all to enjoy or benifit from.
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