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Thanks, alstro. This isn't my first rodeo but it's been a few years. I've actually been searching and living off savings since May. I decided to stick with Cobra, because I didn't want to start over with new HMO doctors, didn't want to start over with prescriptions and a new pharmacy, and perhaps most importantly, I was within $500 of meeting the deductible in my high deductible plan and I would have had to start over at $0 with the ACA. In the end, it was more cost effective to pay the $189/mo more for Cobra than the limited benefit ACA option.

Fuskie
Whose health is being well managed and he's stretching his budget about as far as it can go, but there's only so far it can stretch before something's got to change...

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