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MikeDana37 last won the day on February 25 2014

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  1. Wow this is scary... Elizabeth, I'm wandering if this cost is discounted at all? I work in 4 hospitals in Pennsylvania, all of which offer discounted rates to cash paying patients (after all participating insurances don't reimburse the hospital the full cost of the hospital charges, but rather the reimbursement rate they have contractually worked out). You may know this already (and probably do!) but thought I would ask anyway. Thanks!
  2. Thanks to everyone who answered! I did not realize until now that so many companies don't offer paid maternity leave let alone adoption leave that is paid. In my case, the company I may work for does offer a full 6 weeks paid maternity leave which is why I was very upset. After reading through the posts, I completely agree that there needs to be comprehensive family leave time. I was surprised to learn that there are states that have integrated this, and I've already started advocating for paid time off for adoption with local congressmen in PA. Now I have even more to say to them about t
  3. Hi, My husband and I are working through our home study now and eager to get done! We just got word that the small company I work for might be bought by a larger corporation. My first question for my possible new employer, what are the adoption related benefits!?! My current employer felt that it was only right to offer me the same paid maternity leave that he offers all his other employees. However, if the business deal goes through, the larger corporation does not look at adoption the same, and will not offer maternity leave (ie paid leave). The only option is to take time off is unpai
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