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Early Medicare and Supplements
(Posted February 10, 2004)
Question 378: I am totally disabled after 31 years of railroad service (and 3 years in the army). I receive a Disability Annuity and early Medicare. I can't get a supplemental policy for Medicare. Would you have any suggestions?
Answer: You might wish to consider joining a managed care plan or a
Medicare-Choice plan in your area. Both would eliminate the need for a Medicare Supplement.
You can get more information about your options from a Railroad Retirement Board District Office.
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