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... Call the insurance company that you have COBRA through and ask if you can convert to an individual or family policy. ... (18 replies)
... what I have read.. through the HIPAA Law... if you are not without insurance for more then 63 days, they can not refuse to insure you because of what they think is a pre existing condition, because the HIPAA law says it is NOT PREEXISTING if you are without insurance less then 63 days. ... (18 replies)
... c I am in the same boat. All, I can do is say the hell with it and cough up that damn payment. ... (18 replies)

... My husband was laid off from a major airlines about 8 months after I got sick and I had just gotten back from a 2 week stay at a major research hospital. ... (18 replies)
... I tried doing an individual policy with my insurer after my workplace closed instead of COBRA and I was turned down. The COBRA was so much more lucrative for them. ... (18 replies)
... Don't continue to just blame the insurance companies. There are many reasons that factor in the rising healthcare costs. The drug companies play a HUGE part in all of this. ... (18 replies)
... g the insurance premium for their employees, we don't think that it's costing us anything. But when we have to pay it ourselves, all of the sudden it sounds like a lot of money. The fact is it is a lot of money for whover is paying it. And how is the government going to make insurance affordable for all people? ... (18 replies)
... It is nnecessary that the United States joins the rest of the world i providing Health Care coverage as a right! ... (18 replies)
... I am very thankful for cobRA even though it costs so high. I have really serious things wrong with me and the cobra allows me to obtain new insurance without waiting periods nor decline of treatment for certain problem. ... (18 replies)
... Not just health, all insurance is run by GREED! ... (18 replies)
... insurance is not affordable, that's for sure. ... (18 replies)
... The reasons the price of medical insurance keeps going up is not because we are getting more sick etc etc it is because we will pay it. ... (18 replies)
... Ahhh, the good old days. I finally get things in my situation resolved but its like pulling teeth. Its too bad that nowadays that everything is about big buiseness and screwing people over. ... (18 replies)
... It's exactly that self blaming attitude that allows insurance companies to keep padding their wallets. Why is it that 25 years ago when people had the same health problems they have now, most people had great health insurance? ... (18 replies)
... My HMO is FAR better than the old Blue Cross indemnity plan I had since I was a kid. ... (18 replies)
... In my situation, its not the Cobra servicer thats the problem. Its my damn employer thats causing the problems. ... (18 replies)
... that will dwindle. My husband is retired but is not quite old enough for medicare. He has a small pension that will barely cover the Cobra payments. ... (18 replies)




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