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  •  I gave up my COBRA 1 year ago when the (3+ / 0-)
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    slinkerwink, JVolvo, girlsanger

    premiums went from $450 to $700/mo.  And now, according to one of those on-line calculators (I don't recall which, but it was linked to from a dkos diary), when my age and income are factored in I won't be eligible for any federal relief and my monthly premium will be $1350, which is close to %20 percent of my gross income.

    I couldn't afford the $700 and now, after the big fucking deal (not) of HIR, I get to pay almost twice as much.

    And I'm supposed to be happy about that...

    go figure.

    "History is a tragedy, not a melodrama." - I.F.Stone

    by bigchin on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 02:30:24 PM PDT

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