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I would like to share with you the good news that Anthem Blue Cross, who covered my health insurance for the first five years I was in America, recently sent me a refund. My annual premiums were between $7,000 and $11,000 in those years, with $1,500 deductible. I was grateful to them because no other company I approached would accept my business. It would have been vastly cheaper to pay my own bills without insurance since I never reached the deductible level, but hearing of the astronomical rates of hospitalization, and being in my sixties when cancer or a heart attack might be devastating but not a big surprise, I decided to pay up and suffer that a quarter to one third of my pension was going on health insurance. I didn’t want to go bankrupt. My Doctor charged $75 for a routine visit, of which Anthem Blue Cross paid $1.50. …

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