edit: And instead of a 4-5x increase in my drug costs, every insurance option I've explored will be a 10x increase, ranging from
Why did I take up contracting, again?
edit edit: Finally got my refil on the metformin, which at $32/mo adjusted the numbers a bit. Also, I realized that I said 'medical' when I meant 'drug'. Drug oop will increase 978% to 1229%, while total annual oop (including premiums, etc) will increase 253% to 290%. LifeWise is still looking the best over-all choice at 1070% drug cost increase but only 253% over-all. Basically, it's going to cost just shy of $8/hr.
edit edit edit: And, after I hit the annual benefit limits, I should be able to use my state scrip benefit card, which should take 20% off the brand-name drugs. That'll help a bit.