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Partners Healthcare Benefits

Discussion in 'General Residency Issues' started by Rocky2007, Mar 24, 2007.

  1. Rocky2007

    Rocky2007 2+ Year Member

    Nov 7, 2006
    I was wondering if any of you know what health care benefits Partners (MGH, Brigham) residents get. I wanted to know how much health insurance costs per month. Also - does anyone know if Partners takes FICA (social security, medicare) out of residents paychecks - this can take a huge bite out of your paycheck.
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  3. happyob

    happyob 2+ Year Member

    Nov 3, 2006
    They do take it out of your paycheck and the amount is quite significant. At the beginning they give you a couple of options, we have blue cross blue shield and it is a pretty good service (not that we have used it much). I can't remember exactly how much, and I might be wrong but I think it is like 300$ a month.
  4. Bitsy3221

    Bitsy3221 5+ Year Member

    Sep 28, 2006
    The Hub
    $300 a month?!?!? Is that for family coverage (I am hoping, since you used "we"...) :scared:
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