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11-08-2010 08:29 PM

Hello everyone,

If anyone does cabinets full time could you please chime in and let me know who they may use for health insurance for their family. We currently have a 4 year old and 2 year old daughter and we definitely need insurance. Any information would be helpful. We may be without insurance soon. Personally I am a disabled veteran and so I go to the VA Hospital. My daughters probably can be covered under medicaid, but I am not sure of that because we might end up making too much money to qualify, although I doubt it because we are not making any killing at cabinets but we do fair. My wife would be the lone person without any means for medical care.

I would definitely prefer to purchase medical insurance, currently I am with the state of TX and I am currently paying 500.00 per month for all of my family benefits which I think is too high based on my small salary. I figure we could maybe afford around 500.00 per month or so.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Jerry

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#1 posted 11-08-2010 08:40 PM

Up here in MA, most small businesses join a local chamber of commerce and group purchase that way. Rates are better and plans seem to be more comprehensive.

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#2 posted 11-08-2010 08:44 PM

It varies by where you live, but here, the chamber of commerce is the route many take…

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#3 posted 11-08-2010 09:04 PM

WOW, great ideas, I have been meaning to go to the Chamber of Commerce real soon, I just get busy and forget. Thanks a lot. Jerry

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