amygrech (amygrech) wrote,

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The Cost of Health Insurance is Sickening

The other day in the mail, I received a letter in the mail from my current health insurance carrier, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, informing me that starting January 1, 2017, if I remain on the Silver Plan and renew directly with them, my monthly premium will skyrocket from the current rate, $553.40, to a mind-boggling $650.19. I did use a health insurance broker last year. Here's hoping I can renew at a reduced rate; barring that, I might see how much health insurance via the Freelancers Union will set me back. So much for the Affordable Care Act...

Tags: affordable care act, empire blue cross blue shield, freelancing, health insurance, obamacare

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