Health care is a hot topic these days, especially in the wake of yet another federal judge striking down Obamacare.
So let’s talk about health care, shall we?
Here’s an inquiry from a reader:
i would like some transparency with respect to what other biglaw associates are paying for their employer based health insurance. i feel like my monthly premium, about $570, the least expensive option (i only had two plan choices), is quite high. i’ve spoken with some other associates at other vault 15 firms and they are paying considerably less. i am single and in my mid twenties, nonsmoker, no preexisting conditions and healthy as can be. i’m in NY as well so that may factor into it.
can you start an open thread where folks could anonymously if they like, comment? it would be greatly appreciated and i think a worthwhile thread for lots of folks.
That $570 monthly premium does seem high. We’ve contacted that reader to confirm that $570 is the individual’s share (not the total cost of the plan, split between employer and employee, which would seem more reasonable).
Here’s the requested open thread. Please feel free to state, in the comments, how much you pay for health care each month and what time of employer you work for.
The information will be useful to your fellow readers. Thanks!