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Boss BasherPerson was signed in when posted
05-16-2019
11:28 AM ET (US)
Yes Packer, all the Plans change from year to year...so much so, that I call it "Mutating". All those little Holes that appear in your coverage (pay CLOSE attention to your RX coverage) did not used to appear with such regularity. Used to be, a Plan stayed pretty much the same from year to year, with only minor changes - nothing huge. Not anymore. Every year deserves a THOROUGH review of your Plan, and a re-examination of how well it fits your (family's) needs.
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PACKERFAN 1
05-09-2019
07:20 AM ET (US)
Blue Cross is good,but every situation is different.Went with NALC,100 MO LESS IN PREMIUM, PLUS BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN TAKING PRESCRIPTION TIER 3 DRUGS.
Edited 05-16-2019 05:41 AM
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Boss BasherPerson was signed in when posted
05-07-2019
02:41 PM ET (US)
Cali: You were LUCKY. We had several Chevy Chevettes in the office I worked at in L.A. and they were all BEASTS. NO power, they all overheated and boiled-over if the temp hit 80 degrees (not hard to do, there)...they were a design worse than the Vega. Even the Pintos we had were trouble-free, by comparison. My Pinto even had A/C :)
Edited 05-07-2019 02:42 PM
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Cali to ColoPerson was signed in when posted
05-07-2019
02:28 PM ET (US)
My first NEW car was a Chevette and that little thing was a trustworthy little guy. No air, stick - several hot trips to Vegas in it. But my first car was a green Camaro.
Edited 05-16-2019 08:28 AM
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HOLD ON TO YOUR ASS LOONSPerson was signed in when posted
05-07-2019
02:01 PM ET (US)
Blue Cross is the "Cadillac" plan. The rest are Chevy Chevettes.
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Cali to ColoPerson was signed in when posted
05-07-2019
11:47 AM ET (US)
Just some more appreciation of Blue Cross Basic (we all know they DO get a lot of money from the p.o. and the insured monthly). I went into urgent care about 3 weeks ago because I gouged myself with some rusted grass/rock edging. I had forgotten that this visit would still only cost my co-pay ($30). Office visit, Dr. exam and a shot came to submitted charges of $234 and after my co-pay and Blue Cross pay out, they received $208. The urgent care received enough for the 15 minutes of labor I required there.
Edited 05-16-2019 08:28 AM
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YUPerson was signed in when posted
04-12-2019
12:38 AM ET (US)
Damn, it gettin hard to get rid of this Strong Smell. Y B stinkin man
4381
Terry StrongPerson was signed in when posted
04-11-2019
08:28 AM ET (US)

RIKSNY

"Bernie Sanders says I can only use my FEHB plan to cover cosmetic surgery.
 I didn't know my BCBS plan covered nose jobs??"
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Gone Forever
03-03-2019
07:01 PM ET (US)
So, I will also be turning 65 this year in Dec. From what I am gathering, if I have BCBS basic and Medicare A and B, I should be all set, right?. What about the wife? She doesn’t turn 65 till the following June. Does she also need to sign up or is covered under me? When would her coverage start?
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TheRealIssaPerson was signed in when posted
02-07-2019
09:03 PM ET (US)
Hope all goes well Boss.
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BAWhahahahahahahahahaPerson was signed in when posted
02-07-2019
08:56 PM ET (US)
   /m4374 Good luck and may God bless Boss Basher.
Edited 02-07-2019 08:57 PM
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Dannofrom50Person was signed in when posted
02-07-2019
08:53 PM ET (US)
Boss: Best of luck to you.
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RIKSNYPerson was signed in when posted
02-07-2019
06:47 PM ET (US)
Hang in there, buddy.
Sending good wishes your way.
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Boss BasherPerson was signed in when posted
02-07-2019
04:36 PM ET (US)
Thank God I have Blue Cross Basic AND Medicare Part A & B. SURPRISE!! I just wound up in hospital again, with a very serious Event. Left my checkbook at home. At least my family and bank will once again NOT be drained by uncovered medical expenses. This one is serious folks, so I will say GOODBYE for now, and will catch up with you all in the future. I do expect to survive, but the rigors of keeping up with you all on these boards will be beyond me for the next few months. I will return when I am able. Best wishes to all....you know who you are.

Again: enjoy your good health if you still have it, and DON'T SKIMP ON INSURANCE!!! This <<<< is no joke. Take care of yourselves. hope to see you all again someday.
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What Up?
02-07-2019
12:44 PM ET (US)
So, last year Blue Cross reimbursed me $50.00 a month to my account for Medicare.

This year so far they have sent me $189.60 for January and $189.60 for February. .I think once we reach $600.00 it will stop but I wonder why the change?
Edited 02-07-2019 12:45 PM
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