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when to set up babys health insurance?

Ok when do you set up health insurance for the baby?  Do you do it when your preg or after baby is born?  
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4516107 tn?1356307667
usually after the baby is born
4601190 tn?1357342463
I know with my insurance, i have up to 3 months to set up his own. up to 3 months, it will be billed onto my insurance number (unless he has his own by then)
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After the baby is born.
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So will my insurance will cover circumsion of my son and hospital care?  
4589197 tn?1375226996
Contact your health insurance company, with mine the baby is covered for 7 days under my name and then he/she gets her own policy number, but I have to wait for his/her social security number.
4589197 tn?1375226996
Lol I forgot a "his/" swear this baby is a girl
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I have good health insurance just with my first son I was on medicaid so they sent me a card in the mail that said "newborn and last name"  I guess ill call 2 find out more details.
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I just did part of it, yesterday . my inssurance told me to call DCF yesterday to tell them that im pregnant so i can get an ID nunber for my baby,and then she said to call them after delivery to activate it so the baby would already be inssured.
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Anyone have been a program that soicial services pays a portion of your family plan health insurance.  I know the family plan is almost half my pay check :(  but I got something in the mail saying they can pay a portion jw how much??
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Im on medicaid/united health care because i cant affors to pay for health inssurance or hospital bills & through me whatever kids that i have the government will be assisting them with the same thing because i am unable to pay.so basially everything is covered. dont know if that helped or not,but thats what i have going on.
4589197 tn?1375226996
In most places if your insurance cost is more than a certain percentage of your pay you can get Medicaid. The percentage is usually pretty low so you should check it out :)
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I guess I gotta go check it out I hate the.s.s. Building here it takes hrs to talk to someone.  Thanks ladies!
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