I and thousands of other US Steel Retirees are confused. We are provided an Advantage Plan. Calls to US Steel, Aetna, and the United Steelworkers Union all end up with the same response. “If you drop, change, or enhance the plan, you can never get it back”. We have no dental or eye protection that retired seniors drastically need. Is there any plan or supplement available that won’t break the bank?
If one has VA benefits, how does that figure into which Medicare plan to consider? I’ll be turning 65 in August and am starting to investigate all my options.
Aaron discusses important topics such as, the differences between Medicare Advantage and Supplements, the pros and cons of both, as well as what groups of people might be best on each option. How to avoid the extremely costly prescription drug “Doughnut Hole”. Also what caused drug prices to increase 300% to 500% in the last eight years?
My husband and I are investigating making a switch from an Advantage plan to a Supplement, if we qualify, and have several questions which we’ve not yet seen addressed in your columns:
Interview with Aaron Zolbrod about the new Podcast Studio
Should I move from an Advantage plan that has a premium in the $70 per month range, to a true Medicare Supplement and Part D prescription plan at a cost of $150? Taking into consideration what someone may pay for medical services, in addition to Advantage Plan HMO or PPO premiums, a Supplement could be a much better value. Let’s take a look. #thehealthinsurancestore, #getyourbestplan