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Subject:  Re: Health Insurance? Date:  1/23/2005  5:45 AM
Author:  RetiredVermonter Number:  817 of 1929

How do we do it? We pay.... a lot. We have no special retirement "Sweert deals" from any employer, so we had to go out and just buy an individual policy. We have Blue Cross, with a $3,000 deductible on each of us.

When we started the policy, at age 60, it was $325/month; now, it's up to $685/month, 4 years later.

Scary, but what are the choices? ONE serious hospital event could wipe us out otherwise!

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