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FDCSD rejects Wellmark for self-funding

Rising cost, high administrative fees cited as reason

April 11, 2013

The Fort Dodge Community School District board has rejected Wellmark as its health insurance provider in favor of self-funding through UMR, under United Healthcare....

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Apr-11-13 11:52 PM

As long as no one comes down with Cancer or any other catastrophic disease....United will be acceptable but heaven forbid...did anyone check out United Health's policies???

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Apr-12-13 3:39 AM

Isn't it funny how the most expensive route to health care is through a non-profit insurance company? What a great scam. I wanna start a health insurance company-who's in???

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Apr-12-13 12:46 PM

MzNorml, if a worker contracts a catastrophic disease in Iowa, you just fire them. There is a construction company here in the immediate are that can tell you all about that.

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Apr-12-13 4:54 PM

Then you can get some of the very best medical care in the world at University Of Iowa Hospitals as a State Patient, ftdodger, or so it was before the feds got so involved.

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Apr-12-13 5:06 PM

I've had insurance coverage through United HealthCare before.....unless things have changed Trinity and Trimark are not 'providers.' With insurance you get what you pay for. I was less than impressed with UHC.

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Apr-15-13 12:42 PM

Please know that Wellmark has submitted a Letter to the Editor to clarify a few points made in this article.

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