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Article Talk: Hoping for Health Care Before, During and After Cancer
March 27, 2017
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When I was diagnosed with breast cancer I also had the high deductible, low premium health insurance. My husband and I chose that type of plan years before because we were both healthy and couldn't afford anything else. I also stashed away money in a health savings account so when my diagnosis came we had enough to cover the $5,000 deductible. The insurance turned out to be amazing...Once I met the deductible they covered 100% of my treatments including chemo, surgery and radiation. They squawked about one MRI but the hospital ended up absorbing the cost, saying they thought it was important I have it. Overall I'd give my insurer an A+ rating. My treatment lasted about ...

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