Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 15 of 15

Thread: What Does Everyone Here Do for Health Insurance?

  1. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Like some others...I have Medicare & Social Security Disability. I haven't needed Medicaid yet but likely will when I'll have need for more assistance/caregivers. Unfortunately, for many of us including me, there's a stigma about needed ''assistance from the government''.
    C4/5 incomplete, 17 years since injury

    "The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.” - Carlos Castaneda

    "We live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom: our body." - Marcel Proust

  2. #12
    I have insurance through my place of work.
    SCI Birthday: April 25, 1993
    T4,5,6 Incomplete
    Chair: TiLite TR3

  3. #13
    Medicare and SSDI here. But I had to work full-time for 29 years to get them.

    I have about 10 years left in my long term care insurance account.

  4. #14
    I was lucky enough to get in on the Texas Health Risk Pool, which they hooked me up with Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Although it's not cheap for the premiums I pay around $450 a month with an 80/20 $5000 deductible. So I've been really happy about that, before that I was a dependent on my mother's insurance policy from when she worked. Mutual of Omaha with the $10,000 deductible (ridiculous!)

    C4 incomplete since 1985

  5. #15
    Senior Member novanoin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    South Bend, Indiana, USA
    I'm on indiana medicaid but the monthly spend down amount is more than I get a month on unemployment.

Similar Threads

  1. Health Insurance
    By Uncle Peter in forum Work, School, & Money
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 01-04-2011, 01:12 PM
  2. health insurance
    By apex19 in forum Equipment
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 04-24-2008, 09:40 PM
  3. Health Insurance
    By in forum Announcements & Feedback
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-18-2004, 04:40 PM
  4. Replies: 36
    Last Post: 11-12-2003, 11:48 PM
  5. Health Insurance
    By LBRS in forum Caregiving
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-05-2002, 05:06 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts