I have a job in theTampa area (don't know exactly where yet though as it's through Adevia/Maxim) but am stuck in the wheels of the incredibly sllllllllllooooooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwwww immigration process!
Not sure about your hubbie as most private insurers don't cover pre-existing conditions - maybe someone who has been in the USA a while - helllooo Madwife/Letina
(plus others) might be able to tell you.
I personally would thoroughly
recommend the Kaplan course & especially their live study days once you have completed your review. Couple it with Saunders Q&A for content & alternate strategies to Kaplan. Kaplan is expensive but I think it's money well spent. Their on-line program is geared for 3-4 months study.
I felt that the questions I had in the actual exam were very much like those I had on the Kaplan 1 day live course but I also felt that often it was the strategies I'd learned from Saunders that helped me to actually answer the question. So together I feel they're a winning combination. I passed at 75 having been 14 years out of nursing school & a non US trained nurse. I think that was an okay performance! However, I truly did study really, really hard!
I'm afraid I got the ball rolling by going with Adevia I'm just way too much of a coward/too lazy to go it alone. Not a fact I'm proud of but just the truth! Have to say though that I've been very happy with them so far & the wage I've been offered by Maxim is good for the area of Florida I wanted so I've not been ripped off (not yet anyway!) also my penalty for breaking my contract is very reasonable ($8000) & I have not been asked to change the conditions of my contract (again yet, anyway - hehehe)!