Let’s suppose you’ve had enough of your job and want to retire – tomorrow! What would it take? How could you satisfy yourself that you have the financial wherewithal to walk away from the security of your paycheck?
Mary did not take any prescriptions and had A check ups once a year.Mary had a great relationship with her General Practitioner. The Doctor’s billing secretary was fine with billing Mary for the Medicare Part B 20% co-insurance. So Mary never really felt any urgency to secure a medicare gap cover Plan.
Today, it is all about the money. Once a patient is no longer getting better or worse, in other words, is deemed to be “stable”, then the patient is discharged either to home or a Medicare certified nursing home or rehab facility.
There are two good ways to compare plans in your area. You may be tempted to call family members or neighbors to see what plans they use. This is fine, but remember that they will not have the exact same situation that you have.
Hours on the phone don’t always translate into something that makes any sense either, mores the pity. It’s not fun shopping for medicare supplements, and many have been heard to liken the experience to a root canal.
Not all agents are liars but some are. Some agents only offer Medigap plans from one carrier. They have a sales quota. If they don’t sell enough Medicare supplement plans in GA to satisfy their manager they lose their job. To keep the boss happy they are often encouraged to twist the truth.
Is an MA plan right for you? I do not have one perfect answer for every person. You must study the plans in your local area, consider how they work, and determine your own budget. This gives you the chance to select the best choice for you!