Skip to comments.State may cut federally funded health insurance for children
Posted on 06/07/2009 9:02:10 AM PDT by Lou Budvis
.... Misty Navarro, Thomas mother, makes $18 an hour as an office supervisor in a pediatric clinic. In Healthy Families, her premium is $12 a month. Without the program, she could cover her kids through her employer but it would cost $300 a month.
She doesnt have the money. She will barely make the $750 a month rent for the Santa Paula town home the family is moving into thanks to a government housing program.
Essentially, shed be uninsured, scrambling to find ways to continue the treatment Thomas gets to control his weight and minimize his risk of diabetes. If he needed two $1,200 CT scans like he did after jumping off a table when he was 3, shed be cooked.
Youre putting yourself in debt, she said. Its awful to have medical bills.
The proposal is just that. Advocates expect Democratic legislative leaders to fight to keep at least part of the program but predict the possibility of significant cuts
(Excerpt) Read more at venturacountystar.com ...
“I’m dying in bills here and all you people can complain she should have enough. You people are driving me nuts.”
I agree with you. Some folks have no clue.
I am so tired of hearing of these sob stories from people who need to take control of their lifestyle and stop b$&ching. Life is tough for most people; but they shut up and keep going.
I am well past retirement age. I should be enjoying my remaining years with my wife on a beach. Instead, I keep working to pay for a lifetime of raising 9 kids.
My choice; I pay the price.
I won't say it. I've been told on this forum,"just leave", (Illinois). Life is not always so simple.
Seriously.....what planet do you live on?
Did you forget to take your Colace this morning? Sheesh!
And pay for her vices?
I wish I made 18 dollars an hour.