Kinda OT: Medicare prescription drug plans

Hi All My wife and I are about to lose our blue cross insurance due to retirement. We both qualify for social security, medicare and the drug plan. Does any one know of a place that I can evaluate the various prescription drug plans? I was thinking of maybe signing up for the two best ones and getting the doctor to prescribe from either one as needed. I don't trust the social security sites (gov). I have heard horror stories from some of the providers. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance Larry
P.S. http://www.pacificsites.com/~snyder/Sprinkler/ contains the design for a 3 station sprinkler controller intended for minimum water usage. Any one interested is free to copy it.
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On 10/20/2007 5:17 PM, Larry Snyder wrote:

Go to <http://www.medicare.gov/MPDPF/Home.asp . By the way, this Web page appears intentionally designed to discourage anyone from using it or from signing up for Part D (the prescription part of Medicare). Coupled with the "doughnut hole" or "gap", it seems the Republicans created something to make it look like they were doing us seniors a favor while really creating another profit center for insurance companies.
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Ok, I replied to this one time, but google's messing up again and not showing my post...anyway, here's about what I said the first time I tried this:
I completely understand why you have qualms about using .gov sites, but you really need to go to medicare.gov for plans that are available in your area. Insurance coverage various state by state, county by county. If you wanted to give more info, (such as zip code) I could search out a few options for you, but otherwise, you need to check the medicare site. They will have all the plans that offer coverage in your area on the site. If you need help, you can email me off group to talk about it more, if you'd like.... ~Rae (speaking from more than 9 years experience with medical insurance from the providers viewpoint!)
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Ok, while I completely understand your qualms about the .gov sites, you really should check with medicare.gov for your area's plans. If I had more info (such as zip code) I could pin-point a few plans that work in your area. Otherwise, if you go to the medicare site, you can find & compare plans that are available in your area that will work you & your wife... With the limited info, that's all I can recommend for you. If you would like, email me off-group, and I would be more than willing to talk more about it or check into some plans for you....
~Rae (speaking from more than 9 years dealing with medical insurance!)
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I've been on Medicare for a little over 12 years. They really need to rename it from Medi-care to Medi-gives a shit. I'll tell you what I did after spending almost a year trying to figure out who and what was best for a prescription coverage when the original deadline came out, can't remember when that was but the ".gov" sites were FUBARs. Forget their information lines: I got four different answers from four different people about ONE same question. I finally asked my pharmacist. He told me to get a list of all medications from my doctor, whether I'd had them filled at his pharmacy or not. I gave him the list, he ran them through their program and it gave me the names of the supplemental providers that covered the most, gave the best price cuts, etc. They were listed in the order that would cost me the least amount for prescription coverage and then gave the premiums for each. This was at Walgreen's. My neighbor had Rite Aid and Longs do the same just to compare. Apparently most all of the major pharmacies use this same program. Make sure that your pharmacy keeps it updated. You'll find most of your pharmacies have this program available to you but you have to ask them.
The major problem you'll find is that coverage seems to change on whim. About a month before renewal I recheck whose plan covers what all over again. My meds haven't changed but I've switched Rx plans 3 times because coverage keeps changing. The other important question to have answered is whether they cover non-generic drugs if specified by your doctor.
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Thanks Val. Will go to Longs tomorrow Larry

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Well I can't comment on the medical coverage since I'm far from having to think about all that... But..
Wow, that's a really nice set of plans.. Very well laid out and the fact that it's got the PCB run for making the PC board is sweet!
Your work or pull it from somewhere?
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Yes, it's my work. I am in process of making another one with a microprocessor in it. I'm adding a power line communications feature. I just bought several miles of muscle wire. Plan to include built in valves/pump capability. Parts costs so far are less than $10. Still need a cheap box. If you know of some place to score one, I would apreciate it. Larry

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With several miles of muscle wire, just build yourself a yard bot to walk around with a hose and spray as needed.. ;)
Where you source your stuff at? Most places I've seen muscle wire at aren't on the cheap end..
I'll check around for a box.. What dimensions you looking for, and assuming water tight?
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Hi Scott. I got the wire on ebay: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item 0166155033&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih2 http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item 0166155023&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih2 This represents ~3 and ~4.5 miles. I bought some from this guy earlier and used it as length ref. http://cgi.ebay.com/100-feet-Raychem-nitinol-variety-gage-28-26-24-22_W0QQitemZ290171402019QQihZ019QQcategoryZ67714QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Be careful of this stuff. It is not straight forward how to use it.
Any way, back to the sprinkler. The design uses the pic 12f675 chip because it has 6 i/o lines and a/d capability. It also only costs a buck. The program capability is limited but it should be enough. The specs I had in mind is: Power line communication to control everything Sprinkler start selectable sensor(adjustable threshold)/ timer (adjustable time) Sprinkler stop selectable per above output function selectable valve/pump (slow adjustable oscillation)
A second 12f675 would monitor light, temp, and humidity and operate a heater if it gets below freezing. It could also operate lights if the average illumination get too low, humidifiers also. These would be secondary functions that probably not ever be used. I just don't want to build another one of these.
The pcb will probably be about 3 in square. Because the power supply costs more than the components, I'm going to run the whole thing on 24vac. This allows many on one transformer.
If you can think of anything that I missed or would be nice to include, please let me know.
Larry

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Ask your pharmacist. He/she will know the ins and outs of all the companies because he/she has to deal with them.
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AARP - Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage: an extensive explanation of the new Part D benefit. http://www.aarp.org/health/medicare
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Resources on the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit - from the Kaiser Foundation: "The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 was signed into law on December 8, 2003. The Foundation has compiled some resources to reflect the latest information, as well as background materials on various parts of the law. http://www.kff.org/medicare/rxdrugbenefit.cfm "
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Medicare Part D Information. Consumer Alert. Medicare Beneficiaries Urged to be on the Look-out for Phone Scams - Includes new CMS Part D Reference Guide for Pharmacists. Medicare Part D - Resources & Links http://www.medicarepartdinformation.com
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Maryland's HealthChoice Homepage http://www.dhmh.state.md.us/healthchoice
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Benefits Check-up (for senior citizens) http://www.benefitscheckup.org
National Osteoporosis Foundation Prevention and treatment. http://www.nof.org
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Network Of Care - Community-based resources and tools for seniors, people with disabilities, caregivers and service providers.http:// www.networkofcare.org
Eligibility for Medicare Disability Benefits: For adults aged 18 to 64, eligibility for Medicare is tied to eligibility for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits http://www.eligibilityformedicare.com http://www.eligibilityformedicare.com
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Medicare Rights Center http://www.medicarerights.org
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Baltimore Health Care Access http://www.bhca.org
Jannsen Eldercare Information and resources on medical conditions related to aging, health insurance, Medicare, and nursing homes for the health care professional, consumer and caregiver. http://www.janssen-eldercare.com
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National Health Law Program http://www.healthlaw.org
FirstGov for Seniors, hosted by the Social Security Administration (SSA). http://www.seniors.gov
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ThirdAge Health Starting point for people over 40 for information about a healthy life and life style. http://www.thirdage.com/health /
push for profits could combine with a poorly designed and badly monitored Medicare payment program, operates on a fee-for-service basis http://www.medicarepaymentprogram.com
Care Pathways Provides families and health professionals with details of the care options available in the USA, as well as offering support, needs assessment, and product sales. http://www.carepathways.com
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the site for the Medicare Part B (physician office and lab testing) payor. http://www.hgsa.com
Medicare fraud claims are suspected to be about $35 billion a year http://www.medicareoversight.com
Lumetra Information on Medicare for beneficiaries, their families and providers. http://www.lumetra.com
ElderHope, LLC Provides information on Alzheimer s Disease, grief, medical ethics, aging, and caregiving for families, professionals, and patients. Site info for elderhope.com
You can add drug coverage to the traditional Medicare plan through a "stand alone" prescription drug plan Medicare beneficiaries are eligible for the extra help if they have limited income and resources http://www.medicareplanfordrugbenefits.com
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Managing the Risks of Service to Seniors Excellent resource on service to seniors http://www.servicetoseniors.com
When Does Someone Attain Old Age? The Ohio Department of Aging, Senior Series. SS-101-96. Site info for osu.edu
Aging Issues Message Board Forum on the process and affects of aging. http://www.healthboards.com/aging-issues /
Pro-Ops Articles on common health conditions in senior citizens. Site info for rivernet.com.au
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services http://www.hcfa.gov
Alzheimer's health plan debuts -- Internet Source Alzheimer's sufferers in the Valley will have access to the nation's first Medicare health plan http://www.alzheimershealthplan.com
Pfizer for Living Offering personalized articles, health management tools and health information. Requires free registration. http://www.pfizerforliving.com
Mental Health and Aging This site will assist older adults and their families in obtaining appropriate mental health and aging services, and teach them how to advocate to get their needs met. http://www.mhaging.org /
information about states' aged and disabled Medicare beneficiaries, such as enrollment 380000 Medicare beneficiaries signing up each week http://www.medicarebeneficiaries.com
Senior Connections Resources for seniors and their caregivers in Virginia http://www.seniorconnections-va.org
A Medicare HMO is a viable option for those who wish to limit their out of pocket medical expenses free medicare hmo annual cost comparisons for seniors http://www.medicarehmosearch.com
Lifesphere Retirement Communities A not-for-profit family of services that offers exceptional retirement community living, home-delivered services, senior centers, a radio station, consulting services in Ohio. http://www.lifesphere.org
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Elderly Medicare, Medicaid Patients Not Receiving Quality Care Those who are 85 or older are the fastest-growing age group among elderly Medicare beneficiaries http://www.elderlymedicare.com
the Durable Medical Equipment payor. http://www.umd.nycpic.com
this free and confidential government Web site, sponsored by several federal agencies and organizations, helps you find government benefits that you may be eligible to receive. http://www.gov/benefits.gov/govbenefits_en.portal
this free online service, sponsored by the National Council on the Aging, screens individuals over 55 for federal, state, and private benefits programs. http://www.benefitscheckup.org
provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this site features information on diseases and conditions and has links to dictionaries and educational materials. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus
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