How do you deal with healthcare costs? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes, and obviously world wide that number is exponentially larger. These and other chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability, and they are also a leading driver of healthcare costs.
Do you have insurance? Do you rely on family? Does your job pay well or have good insurance? Has the price of healthcare taken a toll on you? Do you use any services to help balance the cost of healthcare or lower it? I personally have two types of insurance and with time, patience, and the proper paper work most medical devices I require are covered, if I have a physicians note, etc.
It is insane the cost of healthcare especially for cronic and and rare diseases with no cures. It is also disastrous if you have cancer. We have a school health plan that is state controlled, but they are not taking advantage of bulk purchasing. I mean each department ment in the state negotiates their own policy. My wife gets reduced cost for her part of the plan but has to pay the full amount for mine. This is a big chunk of money out of our budget since I can’t work and have limited funds thhrough SSA. We are contemplating divorce so we can afford to live. This tells you what kind of govenment is in the USA and what type of health care we have!
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