Insurance Haters Anonymous

Let’s take a realistic look at compensation. At the end of the week when Joe Sixpack gets his check he is even. Even? Joe worked his required hours and did the job he was supposed to do. The employer received Joe’s services that made the business run profitably. They are both even. What Joe was paid for extras of health insurance, pension plan, social security, free cafeteria, etc. is part of the “even”.

I have already seen this happen just a few months ago before this bill was passed. Every time I go for my annual physical exam, the nurse does an EKG. This year they did not do one and I can see that they are already cutting services. What if I had a heart problem that the EKG would have detected? The doctor probably figured that I was healthy and did not need one, and he probably chooses which patients get one. This is the reason why so many Americans have been against this plan from day one. There has also been talk of some people perhaps having to be put on waiting lists for certain operations under this new plan.

If you are looking for a change in careers, a temporary service may be able to assist you in finding a company open to hiring inexperienced people. If the company sees you can do the job, they might hire you.

Thai nurses, who bear the brunt of patient care, are world-famous for their loving, gentle care. When I was taken to a local emergency ward after an accident (I had only superficial injuries, but the police wanted to be sure I was OK) four lovely nurses waited on me, holding my hand, talking with me, and coddling me relentlessly. I was examined by an NP, an MD, and an audiologist, all of whom spent at least 30 minutes with me. Believe me, I was reluctant to leave!

Know what your options are. Once you make your big announcement at work, go to your company’s personnel office. Collect information on, disability benefits, and family or maternity leave policies.

In my financial planning career I also learned and then taught my clients the necessity of having a last testament, a living will and a power of attorney. Many of my clients had children, some from previous marriages. In this case, it is totally irresponsible not to have these documents prepared. If something terrible would happen to both parents, who would take care of the kids? The standard answer was always an aunt or grandmother. The right answer was the State in which you live. The kids become wards of the State unless there are specific, written instructions from the parents. How long does it take to prepare these documents? Less than an hour and they are often free with legal insurance.

Getting health insurance quotes can be easy with the help of the internet. People can also choose to use the phone book but it will take significantly longer than using the web. The internet will have information of several providers at once which allows people to make quick comparisons.

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