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I don't think we were getting anything for free.  We were paying for SilverSneakers as part of the health insurance package we were buying.  The presence of SilverSneakers made buying AARP-UHC insurance an attractive package.  In my case it was only ...
John85259 01-11-2019 07:33 AM
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And those of us who have already moved to another insurance provider should email them and tell them we'll leave them too if they get rid of SilverSneakers or Silver and Fit.  After all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure (unless you're ...
John85259 01-02-2019 10:17 AM
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I think it comes down to poor common sense or greed on the part of United Healthcare and either laziness or ignorance on the part of AARP.  Anyone with half a brain knows that charging more and giving less is a good way to lose customers. As I mentio...
John85259 12-19-2018 08:25 AM
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After a new series of phone calls I have some more info about Mayo Clinic.  Generally speaking, Mayo Clinic doesn't accept Medicare for primary care which includes physicals and that sort of thing.  They will make an exception if you had been a prima...
John85259 12-17-2018 09:37 AM
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Diane and Valerie and Everyone Else, I scheduled my physical at Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale for Jan 22 so it will be a while before I get over there.  When I'm there I'll see if I can find someone who will give me the straight scoop on how they handle n...
John85259 12-15-2018 02:17 PM
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I don't think we were getting anything for free.  We were paying for SilverSneakers as part of the health insurance package we were buying.  The presence of SilverSneakers made buying AARP-UHC insurance an attractive package.  In my case it was only ...
John85259 01-11-2019 07:33 AM
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And those of us who have already moved to another insurance provider should email them and tell them we'll leave them too if they get rid of SilverSneakers or Silver and Fit.  After all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure (unless you're ...
John85259 01-02-2019 10:17 AM
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I think it comes down to poor common sense or greed on the part of United Healthcare and either laziness or ignorance on the part of AARP.  Anyone with half a brain knows that charging more and giving less is a good way to lose customers. As I mentio...
John85259 12-19-2018 08:25 AM
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After a new series of phone calls I have some more info about Mayo Clinic.  Generally speaking, Mayo Clinic doesn't accept Medicare for primary care which includes physicals and that sort of thing.  They will make an exception if you had been a prima...
John85259 12-17-2018 09:37 AM
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Diane and Valerie and Everyone Else, I scheduled my physical at Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale for Jan 22 so it will be a while before I get over there.  When I'm there I'll see if I can find someone who will give me the straight scoop on how they handle n...
John85259 12-15-2018 02:17 PM
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I don't think we were getting anything for free.  We were paying for SilverSneakers as part of the health insurance package we were buying.  The presence of SilverSneakers made buying AARP-UHC insurance an attractive package.  In my case it was only ...
John85259 01-11-2019 07:33 AM
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And those of us who have already moved to another insurance provider should email them and tell them we'll leave them too if they get rid of SilverSneakers or Silver and Fit.  After all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure (unless you're ...
John85259 01-02-2019 10:17 AM
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I think it comes down to poor common sense or greed on the part of United Healthcare and either laziness or ignorance on the part of AARP.  Anyone with half a brain knows that charging more and giving less is a good way to lose customers. As I mentio...
John85259 12-19-2018 08:25 AM
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After a new series of phone calls I have some more info about Mayo Clinic.  Generally speaking, Mayo Clinic doesn't accept Medicare for primary care which includes physicals and that sort of thing.  They will make an exception if you had been a prima...
John85259 12-17-2018 09:37 AM
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Diane and Valerie and Everyone Else, I scheduled my physical at Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale for Jan 22 so it will be a while before I get over there.  When I'm there I'll see if I can find someone who will give me the straight scoop on how they handle n...
John85259 12-15-2018 02:17 PM
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