“My state is #50 in health care! Weee!”
I promised myself when I went freelance that I would buy health insurance- and one of those desk chair bicycles so my backside wouldn’t turn into a butt pancake.
Only one of these things I’ve succeeded at.
With the help of a broker, I found the cheapest insurance Blue Cross Blue Shield has to offer and I took it. Knock on wood, I’m a healthy, non-smoking twenty-something so the plan is somewhat reasonable at $117/month, but it definitely adds to the financial pinch each month. Truthfully $117 is all I can afford.
Through reviewing my policy kit and asking questions to my broker, I learned that the plan covers very little. At least I have insurance if a fleet of angry advanced beings from another planet attack.
Yesterday was the first day I put my insurance coverage to the test.
I became sick over the weekend with a high fever, sore throat and questionable delusions. I spent a lot of Friday night dreaming about cheese (more…)