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LuckyLib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-24-11 05:24 PM
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I have to get busy to try to understand medicare,
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and the intersection of that with private health insurance. I HATE this stuff -- don't want to learn it, but have to . . . it's creeping up on me!
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  -I have to get busy to try to understand medicare, LuckyLib  Sep-24-11 05:24 PM   #0 
  - Same here.  femmocrat   Sep-24-11 05:35 PM   #1 
  - I am on Medicare..ask me anything.  dixiegrrrrl   Sep-24-11 05:48 PM   #2 
  - I'm in the same boat.  Ineeda   Sep-24-11 05:48 PM   #3 
  - IMO the biggest part of the confusion is how to pick a good option  jwirr   Sep-24-11 06:47 PM   #4 
  - I understand that the majority of seniors who buy a Supplemental pick Plan F.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 07:01 PM   #9 
  - There is no F in MA and some other states too. Just a fyi. n/t  Little Star   Sep-24-11 07:09 PM   #13 
  - That is interesting.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 07:12 PM   #14 
  - I am glad I don't own a home in MA.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 07:16 PM   #16 
  - I don't understand why I pay $98 a month for Part A  Suich   Sep-24-11 07:14 PM   #15 
     - It goes up every year unless there is no SS cost of living increase.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 07:20 PM   #17 
        - Yeah, 68.  Suich   Sep-24-11 07:35 PM   #20 
           - Yes - it will go up.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 07:43 PM   #21 
  - LOL! How True! n /t  Little Star   Sep-24-11 07:07 PM   #12 
  - That is an excellent suggestion.  blue neen   Sep-24-11 07:03 PM   #10 
  - Ask away...  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 06:49 PM   #5 
  - I'll join you guys, it is confusing. My MIL told me she chose her...  Little Star   Sep-24-11 06:50 PM   #6 
  - Medicare Supplement (medi-gap) is for Parts A & B.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 06:55 PM   #8 
     - Thanks DURHAM D. I edited my post. n/t  Little Star   Sep-24-11 07:05 PM   #11 
  - Hey guys, I'm on Medicare and I don't understand half of it.  Paper Roses   Sep-24-11 06:51 PM   #7 
  - Medicare is the same for all in the country. BUT...  Little Star   Sep-24-11 07:20 PM   #18 
  - The thing I discovered is that -  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 07:30 PM   #19 
     - Are you trying to confuse me more than I already am? LOL...  Little Star   Sep-24-11 07:47 PM   #22 
        - You might enjoy this story.  DURHAM D   Sep-24-11 08:39 PM   #23 
           - What a nice story....  Little Star   Sep-25-11 07:20 AM   #24 
  - Thanks for the information, everyone. I'm forcing myself to spend 1 hour each week  LuckyLib   Sep-25-11 03:04 PM   #25 
  - Good Luck LuckyLib! n/t  Little Star   Sep-25-11 08:44 PM   #26 
  - Do you have a Senior Center in your town?  Paper Roses   Sep-26-11 10:48 AM   #27 

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