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Old 03-08-2016, 11:19 AM   #772 (permalink)
NoArmsJames
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What are the insurance issues? Sounds strange (although I find a lot of that sort of thing a bit weird in the USA)

Do you get to do outdoorsy stuff?
Basically my gov funded insurance pays not just for Dr.s and shit which I rarely use because I'm pretty healthy but for my wheelchair and any repairs I need (can easily run in the thousands for repairs and tens of thousands for a new one) and my Personal Care Attendants which allow me to live independently. If I work I lose that insurance and getting private insurance would be prohibitively expensive.

Outdoorsy stuff? I mean I get out often but I live in a big city close to downtown and camping and stuff like that isn't really my thing.
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