Because this pill is not considered a contraceptive most insurers have placed it in a special therapeutic class of its own. Most major insurers do cover the cost of the pill and its administration.
What does the health-care law mean to me? The Washington Post, March 21, 2010 – This is the tool I used for my self-analysis. Enter your current insurance status, number of people in your household, adjusted gross income and marital status to see how it will impact you.
Was it easy? Not according to the President: “I constantly struggle with it,” Obama said while pitching comprehensive health care reform at a White House news conference.
But raising children on ,000 a year was most of the time difficult and oftentimes impossible. I found myself borrowing money from one credit card to pay the monthly fee on another credit card, and, when electricity, gas, water, and all of the other housing expenses, including insurance, far exceeded my income, which they generally did, I had to use credit cards to pay for the kids’ ever-growing clothing needs and for food.
Riding a city bus can lend itself to many occasions for entertainment. Watching the old guy try and hit on the 17 year old on her way home from school. Overhearing the one-up-manship of who was in jail longer or who has been out the shortest amount of time. All can be very amusing for people watching during the commute.
Basically what this option would allow people to do is to decide for themselves whether they want to stick with their current health insurance plan or whether they want to switch to a government health care plan.
How would I deal with the knowledge that I needed a doctor I couldn’t afford to pay? Over the years, I had used every available penny I earned to pay my bills. I had no bank account from which to draw. With limited income and no insurance, no doctor would even allow me in the office.