I feel like Blue Cross is stealing from us by charging us more for less coverage and there’s nothing we can do.
Since October of 2010 we’ve had premium increases of 46% and on top of that they have increased our co-payments and annual deductibles. Our PPO Share 2500 policy with a $2500 deductible will soon have a $2950 deductible. This is an 18% increase. Copays are going from $35 to $40, also an 18% increase.
We feel like hostages, unwilling to give up our health insurance and frightened to imagine what they’ll try next. They know we are trapped and will try to take whatever they can from us.