How many of you are?.....

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by thedownhillEXPRESS, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. thedownhillEXPRESS

    thedownhillEXPRESS Well-Known Member

    Hiding inside with your family, staying away from anything sharp or that might burn you because you are scared to be bankrupted by Fedex's new healthcare plan?
    Maybe we can all share some tips on how not to get sick, lol....
     
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  2. 5yearsleft

    5yearsleft Member

    I'm thinking most things will now be under "workers comp". Strained shoulders, backs, knees that I used to see my own doctor for (because the workers comp Drs were asses) will now be billed to the company.
     
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  3. Goldilocks

    Goldilocks Well-Known Member

    Been sick with flu and congestion. Im afraid to go to the doctor because of the the deductible
     
  4. MAKAVELI

    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    Might as well use that $400 hra.
     
  5. Goldilocks

    Goldilocks Well-Known Member

    Guess that's what I will do.
     
  6. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    Exactly what they want. Our plan is basically worthless, and FedEx will save millions by people being afraid to use their "coverage". Just call-in sick.
     
  7. SmithBarney

    SmithBarney Well-Known Member

    I'm hiding inside cause of the cold and ice... be careful out there, I'm enjoying the warmth of a vacation INSIDE, can't afford to actually leave town.
     
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    We call those "stay"cations here.

    I'll be your wife has enough chores to keep you busy all week.
     
  9. Keystone

    Keystone Member

    We call those honey do's
     
  10. Nolimitz

    Nolimitz Active Member

    my wife has real ins. opted out of fedex bs
     
  11. cancan

    cancan Member

    Use the HRA. I'm thinking it was just a transitional move anyways. They said it rolls over but I have the feeling the HRA will be disappearing in the next 1 to 3 years. I think it was just a move to lubricate us into the new high deductible plan. At least this is the impression I got from our Managing Director by the vague answers I got to my questions. Which were very similar to the answers I got about our mid level pay raises a couple years back. He said he hopes the the company will have money to continue this benefit into the future. Which we can remember from the mid level pay raises. They were a one off to appease a growing union sentiment.

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  12. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    How could they not have the money? The screwing the new health plan represents will save them millions every year. What we really have is an insurance "plan" we cannot use. The pittance FedEx provides as an offset is nothing but a small amount of anal lubricant which will quickly dissolve and leave the employee responsible for almost everything.
     
  13. ..... And based on the pulled muscle I had on Friday while doing 135 stops, the anal lube is not working!