Tag Archives: health insurance

I am forced to think about retirement as I have been laid off my job

I find the complexity and uncertainty of figuring retirement out
daunting with College costs, medical insurance cost, possible wedding
cost, etc. But now I’m forced to evaluate it because I’ve been laid
off at 55. Continue reading

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My Wife Wants to Retire Now, but Needs Her Employer Sponsored Health Care

We understand your wife’s hesitation in giving up her work-provided health care. Getting sick or needing medical attention in the US is very expensive. Continue reading

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Health Information for Independent Travelers

I’m never sick, and, completely discounting the fact that I’m now 75, it never occurred to me that I would need to have this information on hand. Continue reading

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Questions on Continuous Care in Latin America

We are in the investigation phase of our plan to live abroad and one of the things we haven’t been able to get any info on is Continuing Care in other countries, especially Latin America. What plans have you and Billy made for such a time? Continue reading

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Domestic Medical Tourism

We had hoped to make ourselves more “known” to the uninsured population requiring surgery, but primarily wanted to expose the price-fixing arrangements between hospitals and insurance groups. The first thing that happened, however, shocked us. Canadians started calling. And then flying to Oklahoma City for their surgery. Continue reading

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Buying Medical Care vs. Buying Medical Insurance

You can tell those “billions in profits” and “catastrophic expense” guys that you won’t be buying their products any more. You have a better plan. Continue reading

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Comments on Going Naked; Health Insurance

What about a catastrophic illness like MS or cancer? I would think that even at the reduced costs overseas something like that would have the potential to wipe out your nest egg, no? Continue reading

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Horrendous and Frightening Healthcare Costs in NYC

Yesterday I got two notices from my insurance company for the blood tests performed. The total submitted to them by the lab was just a few dollars short of US $10,000.00. Yes, you read that right. $10,000.00 for blood tests. Continue reading

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Cancer Treatment in Guatemala

Just say the word Cancer, and all sorts of emotions arise. Guatemala is proud to offer three Cancer Treatment Centers and top-notch oncologists, each with a separate focus, that are able to work in conjunction as a team, together with the surgeons, to impact the patient’s treatment plan toward a successful recovery. Continue reading

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Americans Too Busy to Notice a Medical Solution?

He says, dont you qualify for Medicare? No, you little twerp… Im not that old. I dont tell him that, but thats what Im thinking. I just say Medicare isnt an option… I have to pay out of pocket. Continue reading

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