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I am quite aware of the costs of Medicare at present, and I sure hope AARP is getting out there to keep the benefits we have worked so hard for and paid so much over decades of work history to have! It just seems that people in the 50 to 65 group who...
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 09:34 AM
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BTW, once I'm on Medicare, it looks like I'll be able to get EVERYTHING covered with Medicare plus a supplemental plan for less than $400/mo. That's close to a $1000/mo difference for me!
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 06:37 AM
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Easy to say that ACA will take care of everything. Not for me. I am in my early 60s, self-employed, and do not have any serious medical conditions (such as diabetes, cancer or cancer history, heart problems, high blood pressure, etc.) Yet I have to p...
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 06:34 AM
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Valid points, but this does not address the fact that even normal, healthy individuals aged 50-64 have to pay extreme premiums and deductibles because we don't have the benefit of a group. AARP could provide such a group for us to join. Even if it he...
ellenb640249 05-24-2018 04:00 PM
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GailL1, I guess you must be employed by a corporation or on Medicare already. I am self employed, and very healthy (fit, no cancer history, non-smoker, etc.), but over the years, because I have needed things like hernia surgery and a hysterectomy, an...
ellenb640249 05-24-2018 03:24 AM
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I am quite aware of the costs of Medicare at present, and I sure hope AARP is getting out there to keep the benefits we have worked so hard for and paid so much over decades of work history to have! It just seems that people in the 50 to 65 group who...
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 09:34 AM
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89571
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BTW, once I'm on Medicare, it looks like I'll be able to get EVERYTHING covered with Medicare plus a supplemental plan for less than $400/mo. That's close to a $1000/mo difference for me!
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 06:37 AM
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Easy to say that ACA will take care of everything. Not for me. I am in my early 60s, self-employed, and do not have any serious medical conditions (such as diabetes, cancer or cancer history, heart problems, high blood pressure, etc.) Yet I have to p...
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 06:34 AM
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Valid points, but this does not address the fact that even normal, healthy individuals aged 50-64 have to pay extreme premiums and deductibles because we don't have the benefit of a group. AARP could provide such a group for us to join. Even if it he...
ellenb640249 05-24-2018 04:00 PM
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GailL1, I guess you must be employed by a corporation or on Medicare already. I am self employed, and very healthy (fit, no cancer history, non-smoker, etc.), but over the years, because I have needed things like hernia surgery and a hysterectomy, an...
ellenb640249 05-24-2018 03:24 AM
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I am quite aware of the costs of Medicare at present, and I sure hope AARP is getting out there to keep the benefits we have worked so hard for and paid so much over decades of work history to have! It just seems that people in the 50 to 65 group who...
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 09:34 AM
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7
Kudos
89571
Views
BTW, once I'm on Medicare, it looks like I'll be able to get EVERYTHING covered with Medicare plus a supplemental plan for less than $400/mo. That's close to a $1000/mo difference for me!
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 06:37 AM
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Easy to say that ACA will take care of everything. Not for me. I am in my early 60s, self-employed, and do not have any serious medical conditions (such as diabetes, cancer or cancer history, heart problems, high blood pressure, etc.) Yet I have to p...
ellenb640249 11-14-2018 06:34 AM
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Valid points, but this does not address the fact that even normal, healthy individuals aged 50-64 have to pay extreme premiums and deductibles because we don't have the benefit of a group. AARP could provide such a group for us to join. Even if it he...
ellenb640249 05-24-2018 04:00 PM
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GailL1, I guess you must be employed by a corporation or on Medicare already. I am self employed, and very healthy (fit, no cancer history, non-smoker, etc.), but over the years, because I have needed things like hernia surgery and a hysterectomy, an...
ellenb640249 05-24-2018 03:24 AM
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