Sunday, October 28, 2007

Insured vs. Uninsured

Money I've saved in the last three months while being insured:

Hospital costs saved: $896.94 (two more claims for over $800 are still pending)

Meds costs saved: $611.51

That's $1508.45 saved on medical costs in three months. Just three months.

I wasn't joking when I said these costs-to-keep-breathing - pre-employement - were literally killing me.

And, of course, I HAVE paid costs out of pocket. That's just what insurance paid. Total out of pocket for the last three months is still: $475.46

Which is still 1/4 of what I was paying in medical costs pre-employment.

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