Health Insurance need your feedback

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Lawn Tech LLC, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. Lawn Tech LLC

    Lawn Tech LLC LawnSite Member
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    We are looking into starting an association called NALCO for the lawn care companies to see if as a large group we should be able to get Health insurance at better rates. The more companies that join the lower the rates should be. I am looking into what is needed to qualify as an association but before I go too far with this I would like to know what you all think and if this might be something you would be interested in?

    Thanks for your input.

    LT
     
  2. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    Sounds like something I would be interested in.......
     
  3. capelawncare.com

    capelawncare.com LawnSite Fanatic
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    My isurance is close to 15K a year for me my wife and 2 kids
     
  4. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    Good Lord man :dizzy: go here www.zanderins.com check into an HSA
     
  5. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Mine is almost 700 a month for the whole gang. It goes up every year about 50-60 bucks a month.
     
  6. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    You would be better off putting that into a health savings plan.
     
  7. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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    YES!!:clapping::clapping: THANK YOU!!! SOMEONE WITH A BRAIN THAT IS PLUGGED IN!!:hammerhead:
     
  8. capelawncare.com

    capelawncare.com LawnSite Fanatic
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    Not really. my wife is a diabetic, and my daughter has a congenital heart defect. Without Insurance, and really good insurance at that, Im screwed.
     
  9. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We pay $950/month for ours through the Pasco county school board. My wife is an assistant principal but it doesn't matter is was the same when she was a teacher too.

    I had back surgery in 2004 and cannot be even 1 day without insurance now so we have to pay what we have to pay. It is crazy what is expected of the teachers to pay for them to insure their families.
     
  10. drfuller18

    drfuller18 LawnSite Member
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    Just a note AFLAC has some real good reasonable plans.. Mine cost 18.00 every 2 weeks, and Ive got a real outstanding accident plan that covers most everything under the Sun..lol And a short term disability policy. All for 18.00 every 2 weeks! Its not Health Ins. But every little bit helps.. And the rates are pretty good.. Just a thought!
     

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