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With the cost of providing a professional medical service to American families rising, it is not surprising that many people are looking for an affordable health care provider. Increasingly, workers are finding themselves on the receiving end from their employers who are reducing the services provided or passing on the increases. It was not that long ago that I had a fantastic health plan but all that has changed. The first we knew about it was when the company called a meeting informing of some changes including the switch to a cheaper health care provider.The excuse was that they were trying to ensure the new package would help everyone in the company. Many people I have spoken to are happy with the new insurance and that I am just as well provided for. I don not mind other workers benefiting but it costs me more now, almost twice as much more to have my family covered in the plan. OK, so many other people benefit, including my company, but my paycheck is considerably lighter now that the premium has doubled to keep my family on the policy.I liked the previous company and so far I am not as impressed with the new one although the health care plan does not seem that bad. The new affordable health care plan initiated by my company meant that certain workers found themselves a lot worse off financially with additional co-pays and expenses. You see, four years ago, I gave birth to a little girl and of course my old insurance paid for the whole of my hospital stay. Compare this to the new health care plan and I would be out of pocket by over 4,000 dollars.You also have to bear in mind that this additional expense is just the hospital bill and does not include the additional work fees I must now pay. The availability of affordable health care plans is on the increase which should help those less fortunate. Those less fortunate can now get free health care more readily and workers without health care are able to join special schemes. In principle, these plans are a good thing but there are always those that misuse it making the situation difficult for genuine cases.For many people desperately trying to improve their situation these affordable health care plans are a life-line but to others they are just an easy option. I get annoyed because it is the upright taxpayer who has to finance these schemes for the needy and not the state. By switching providers, it was my company that realized the true advantages of this low cost option and a number of employees. Having a reduced income seems to be the result of these work changes with only the company truly benefiting. We have a responsibility here in America to providing some sort of affordable health care for those that need it most.

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