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Poll: Do you have occupational disability insurance?
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Parrot  Identity Verified
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Just wondering Sep 15, 2005

if this takes into account those countries where occupational disability is part of the standard SS package.

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xxxBrandis
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I even got my eyes fully operated Sep 15, 2005

Now with the help of Lasik, I don´t use spectacles at all. But it occupational insurance is part of health insurance in Germany. Many countries may not have this facility. Best Brandis

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Hilary Davies Shelby
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Anyone in the UK have a policy? Sep 15, 2005

I keep thinking I should get one, but haven't yet...

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JaneTranslates  Identity Verified
Puerto Rico
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My big fear is carpal tunnel syndrome. Sep 15, 2005

Does anyone have any advice or recommendations?
Anyone in Puerto Rico or the U.S. have a policy?


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xxxBrandis
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It helps certainly Sep 15, 2005

Hilary Davies wrote:

I keep thinking I should get one, but haven't yet...
I don´t have it in UK though, only in Germany, but as in my case the operation had costed almost 8000 Euro of which my insurance provider covered about 65% so the burden was not so much. Translators normally suffer under myopic trouble ( near vision) due to intense reading and processing documents those parts of the eye required for far-vision don´t get much exercise, which ultimately leads to having to wear glasses. For many years I used the normal health insurance, which was not ready to support my Lasik operation and cancelled my application on the grounds that it is a cosmetic operation, I didn´t know how to prove otherwise, until a very small Agency from Bremen approached me and assured that I can get the eyes done. I did it immediately and got my eyes done first thing.Best regards, Brandis


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Cecilia Civetta  Identity Verified
Italy
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Qualcuno sa come funziona in Italia? Sep 16, 2005

Esiste qualcosa come una pensione d'invalidità per quelli che non sono dipendenti ma liberi professionisti?

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