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Author Topic: Choosing Medicare Part D Plan???  (Read 63 times)

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Offline Blkpoznc34

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Choosing Medicare Part D Plan???
« on: Yesterday at 07:32:08 PM »
Finally got approved for SSDI and received my Medicare card.... :). In the process of choosing part D coverage and have narrowed it down to three plan/providers. Express script, Silver scripts or AARP which uses Optumrx. I am looking for any advice or experiences any of you may have with these plans. I live in the state of South Carolina. Thank you fir any advice.

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Re: Choosing Medicare Part D Plan???
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 09:12:28 PM »
Just want to extend congratulations Blackpoznc34 on getting your SSDI approved!

I am sure other Board Members will weigh in with some very good advice as you asked as I do not have experience in that area.

Take care.
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Offline Blkpoznc34

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Re: Choosing Medicare Part D Plan???
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 10:10:43 PM »
Thank you One Tampa for the Congtrats...it was a long battle. I have only had very good employer based insurance all my adult working days was just curious about Med part D plans and what to expect. Not just for South Carolina.

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Re: Choosing Medicare Part D Plan???
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 10:28:15 PM »
You might want to check with your local ASO. The SC HIV Task Force (http://schtf.com) produced a detailed evaluation of ALL the plans available in SC and ranked them. The Task Force then sponsored a statewide case manager training session. We believe that all the ASOs in the state have access to this information and should have someone available to assist PLWHs with obtaining good ACA insurance. The Task Force (which is comprised of all the ASOs in our state) created access to this information and disseminated it in SC since Medicaid Expansion was not accepted by the state government or Governor.

If you need help finding the ASO near you that can assist, please send me (the Communications Chair of the SCHTF) an email at communications @ schtf.com and I'll find out who you should contact with your insurance questions ;)
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