Tag Archives: health plan renewal

Obamacare: how long to wait to join employer plan

I just got a new job, and was very excited to get health insurance for the first time in over a year.  When I went to sign the forms, I found out that I have to work here for six months before I can get onto the plan.  That seems like a long time.  I […]

Paying your deductible and out-of-pocket

My employer has already started dropping hints that our health insurance costs are going up in January.  I’ll probably need to switch to a leaner plan again.  I’m healthy and don’t have a family.  How much should I worry about having a high deductible or a high out-of-pocket maximum? Healthy But Broke Dear Healthy But […]