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From: Janessa Roberts <>
Subject: Re: [APG] health insurance, was Re: Genealogical Education
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 15:16:14 -0700
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Providing a means to get health insurance would be one of the MOST valuable
things that APG could do. Please, please, will those in charge look into
this and find a way to provide this for us?

Janessa Roberts

On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 7:12 AM, <> wrote:

> Elizabeth wrote:
>
> > I enjoy working for myself but had to come to terms several
> > years ago with the hard fact that, without a husband with
> > family health coverage, I can't afford to do so until I am
> > eligible for Medicare -- if Medicare is still a going concern
> > in about twenty years.
>
> Harold, who is closer to Medicare than that, replied:
>
> Can some "old hand" enlighten me (us) as to why a search finds almost
> nothing
> on APG's web site about health insurance? Would it not be high on the
> agenda of
> any group seeking among other things to "provide support for those engaged
> in
> genealogical pursuits as a business"?
>
> Is our group just too small, or too dispersed, or otherwise too ill-defined
> to
> be able to cut any better deal than we do as individuals? Or are most
> full-time
> practitioners either over 65 or married to someone who has family coverage?
>
>
>
> Harold Henderson
> Research and Writing from Northwest Indiana
>
> home office 219/324-2620
> http://midwesternmicrohistory.blogspot.com
>
>
>
>
>
>
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