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GSBS  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:47:34 AM(UTC)
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I've read here the FEHB plans are based on the Medicare rate. I have one of the most expensive FEHB plans, and I couldn't even think of a budget FEHB plan, the restrictions wouldn't work for me.

Why would I want the FREE Part A only if that means I no longer would be a traditional FEHB patient and would fall under Medicare rules? I see one Doctor up to 80 times a year, under Medicare I would only be allowed to see him 12 times. Further all his requests for additional treatment under Medicare are being denied.

If your FEHB plan serves you well, couldn't Medicare turn out to be the biggest mistake one could make?
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#2 Posted : Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:04:39 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: GSBS Go to Quoted Post
I've read here the FEHB plans are based on the Medicare rate. I have one of the most expensive FEHB plans, and I couldn't even think of a budget FEHB plan, the restrictions wouldn't work for me.

Why would I want the FREE Part A only if that means I no longer would be a traditional FEHB patient and would fall under Medicare rules? I see one Doctor up to 80 times a year, under Medicare I would only be allowed to see him 12 times. Further all his requests for additional treatment under Medicare are being denied.

If your FEHB plan serves you well, couldn't Medicare turn out to be the biggest mistake one could make?
Part A comes about automatically under certain circumstances. So..hard to avoid that. Also, part B and a FEHB may give you more flexibility than you may realize right now. But you need to research which FEHB plan provides the best support to part A&B overall. Some provide enough to almost cover your Part B monthly costs.

You should have voted Cthulu...the greatest of all Evils
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, March 24, 2020 5:19:51 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: GSBS Go to Quoted Post
I've read here the FEHB plans are based on the Medicare rate. I have one of the most expensive FEHB plans, and I couldn't even think of a budget FEHB plan, the restrictions wouldn't work for me.

Why would I want the FREE Part A only if that means I no longer would be a traditional FEHB patient and would fall under Medicare rules? I see one Doctor up to 80 times a year, under Medicare I would only be allowed to see him 12 times. Further all his requests for additional treatment under Medicare are being denied.

If your FEHB plan serves you well, couldn't Medicare turn out to be the biggest mistake one could make?


usually if you have both your coverage is better.

Postal employee (retired) 38 yrs who helps even if some do not believe me! I was a Steward, officer & trouble maker. Just Sayin'
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