COBRA, Retiree Plans, VA Benefits Don’t Alleviate Need To Sign Up For Medicare

(By Susan Jaffe for Kaiser Health News)

When Cindy Hunter received her Medicare card in the mail last spring, she said she “didn’t know a lot about Medicare.” She and her husband, retired teachers who live in a Philadelphia suburb, decided she didn’t need it because she shared his retiree health insurance, which covered her treatment for ovarian cancer. Continue reading article here…

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