Question with wifes coverage stopping soon... Suggestions

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Question with wifes coverage stopping soon... Suggestions

Postby wpageabc » Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:54 pm

Hey guys.
Retired and went on my wifes plan since 2001. Now she is retiring and losing coverage soon. The question is for the wife coverage since I am on Medicare. She will need health care ins...

1. Is there some way to get her back on any residual or catastrophic plan from my 30 years service ending 8-01? From Avaya or its successor...
2. Looking at available coverage. We are above the Obama/Biden care threshold for gov plan. Even basic catastrophic for a 60 year old is $850 monthly. Whats better? For less...

Thanks in advance for suggestions.
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Re: Question with wifes coverage stopping soon... Suggestion

Postby jcoroneo9 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:07 pm

Yes, check on Cobra coverage from her past employer.
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Re: Question with wifes coverage stopping soon... Suggestion

Postby mdimov » Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:05 pm

Do you collect your pension from PBGC? If so, suggest that you research HCTC. Nice plan to cover 72.5% of healthcare premiums. You may have to pay up front, but collect on tax filing.
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