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Re: [IP] Health insurance in DC/MD/VA area


> > POS!  As a diabetic I would stay as far away as possible from HMO's.
> 1 What does POS mean?

Point Of Service ( You have more choices and don't have to worry about
referrals. )

> 2 As a diabetic on an HMO, I should remind you that generalities are
> dangerous.

You're right.  In 36 years of diabetes I've been an two HMO plans and
nearly died on both because of not being referred to specialist.  So of
course I am squeamish and prejudice.  As other people have written their
experiences have been good.  It's definitely a YMMV and what state one
lives in.


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