Benefits vs no benefits. I have a ? for ya. - page 2
Does anyone work at a hospital that rewards you monetarily for not being in on their health insurance coverage? I currently am on my husband's health insurance at his work (at no cost to us), so I... Read More
Jun 10, '02I do not subscribe to any of my hospital's insurance plans -- do NOT get any reimbursements/kickbacks for this. No perks for taking no insurance.
Jun 11, '02I had "double insurance" for several years--never had a co-pay for medical care and even had three dental crowns and a 4-tooth bridge fully paid!! I"m not sure it was truly cost-effective, but it sure was convenient LOL. Now with one plan I"m paying all that stuff (half a crown was $350 just last month)
Jun 11, '02I work what is called POP ( premium occasional pay) I work 32 hours a week and get $5 more an hour. but that means no vacation or sick time either. I am also required to work 2 holidays a year and 4 weekends, so far I have worked one holiday and no weekends. I work in the OR. but I am the only POP nurse they have. I could work part-time or full-time and not take the insurance (my husband carries the insurance) with no compensation for not taking the hospitals terrible insurance. so I just work my hours and save the difference for my vacations and sick time......one perk is I can not be made to do OT.