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    crystalscats posted:
    I have mentioned I have no insurance since I was laid off due to downsizing at my company. I could not afford the Cobra benefits or private insurance. Private will not cover my pre-existing problems. During my research though I found a site that is government funded pre-existing insurance. The only requirements are;
    You have had no previous insurance for 6 months and have a pre-existing health problem.

    http://www.healthcare.gov/index.html

    You just look up your state and it will tell you how much the premium will be, as same for all in that state. I am waiting until our move to WV is complete to sign up. Of course as always NJ is more and the state runs it rather than federal in NJ.

    I hope this can help someone!

    Crystal
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    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Thanks for posting this tip, Crystal!
    We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell


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