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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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MzNorml

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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Colonelbanters

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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ftdodger

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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Anderson

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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julesayz

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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WellmarkBCBS

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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