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    So what are you doing for health insurance? I want to leave big orange in spring to do my own tree service but the quotes I am getting for family health insurance is kinda giving me second thoughts even though I hate that place. I worked there for 20yrs and been doing side work for 15 yrs and it drives me nuts not being able to handle all the calls I get for treework.

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    If you don't have much income, the subsidies will supposedly make your rates much more reasonable. If you make decent money, you're screwed.
    "The future's uncertain and the end is always near."

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    My VA takes care of me.

    They even sent me a statement saying so.

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    You're one of the few people I know who actually likes the VA. Most are not pleased with the level of care.
    "The future's uncertain and the end is always near."

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    My VA rocks.

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    I always thought the ISA could do a group health care plan

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    Our insurance comes through the wife's work. We pay a portion of the premium and her company picks up the (substantial) balance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lumberjack View Post
    Our insurance comes through the wife's work. We pay a portion of the premium and her company picks up the (substantial) balance.
    Most people scab onto anothers health care. Fact of the industry.
    Seems very odd to me that the isa with such a huge membership has done nothing in this regard. I do know they provide for their employees. Why not for the industry???

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    Probably because there's no money in it for them. ISA is a revenue generating machine.
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    I am with Butch. Very happy with VA. Almost glad to have been drafted.
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