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Medicare confusion

Original post made by Alamo Resident on Jul 30, 2010

Does anyone have it figured out just how much Supplemental Insurance is needed when one reaches Medicare age. I am being bombarded with "information" and the costs for these supplemental plans vary from very expensive to very inexpensive --- is Supplemental Insurance really needed along with Medicare, or does the new Health Bill change things. I need help with navigating the system.

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Posted by Hal Bailey, a resident of another community
on Jul 30, 2010 at 1:47 pm

Dear Dolores,

Please have your reader contact me confidentially at CDSI Info, halbailey@yahoo.com. We have prepared a spreadsheet of this year's plans and what they provide.

We would be happy to share the information.

Hal/CDSI
halbailey@yahoo.com


Posted by Diane, a resident of Danville
on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:53 pm

Alamo Resident,

Health Insurance and Advocacy Program (HICAP) representatives often go to Senior Centers to assist with these decisions - if you call a local Center they would be able to tell you if/when they would come by.

Good luck!


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