Employers Dropping Retiree Medical Plans!!!

Employers Dropping Retiree Medical Plans!!!

Help, Toni: I have discovered that my employer, CenterPoint, dropped my retiree Medicare group health plan beginning January 1, 2017.   What do I do NOW? I am a 69-year old female retiring this October and enrolling in Medicare for the first time.  My husband, Paul,...
Help!!! Doctor Not Accepting  Medicare Advantage Plan!!

Help!!! Doctor Not Accepting Medicare Advantage Plan!!

Toni:             Last year, I made a mistake and changed to a Medicare Advantage Plan because I understood from talking with my friends that this PPO plan was like a Medicare Supplement. Boy, was I wrong! I want out!! Most specialists and even the facility that does...
2018 Medicare Part D Deductibles  and Co Pay Changes…Released!

2018 Medicare Part D Deductibles and Co Pay Changes…Released!

Toni: Last year, the 2017 Medicare and You handbook did not include the 2017 Part D deductibles and “Donut Hole” costs, and I got in the “famous” Medicare donut hole this March. I know it is only September, but I would like to get prepared and really cannot find the...
Texas Teacher Alert…Medicare Options TRS is NOT Disclosing!!

Texas Teacher Alert…Medicare Options TRS is NOT Disclosing!!

Toni: I am a retired Texas teacher and I am turning 65 this October. I am absolutely mortified by the TRS changes that I am hearing through the grapevine. My doctor is not accepting Humana Medicare Advantage and I am concerned about future health issues.  I have...