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Creating Technologies to Help Retirees Choose Their Optimal Health Insurance

30.04.2013 03.50 UTC

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Retiree Health Choices Offers Medicare Market White Paper

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It’s no surprise the Medicare market is in flux. After all, there’s a tsunami of change in the sector, from aging Baby Boomers converging onto Medicare, changing employer benefits, and the digital revolution. Retiree Health Choices has written a white paper offered free to readers and is available here. Retiree Health Choices is a Chicago-based technology company founded by a team of health care professionals.  Its mission is to create innovative online technologies to make Medicare decisions more consumer friendly. (more…)...
When Retiree Health Choices’ new site EasyMedicareChoices.com launches in the next several months, there will be an innovative personal health calculator driving the engine of that website. What that means is consumers interested in comparing Medicare Supplement plans can use the personal health calculator to better understand total estimated annual cost of plans, premiums and more. Retiree Health Choices, a Chicago-based technology company, is creating new online tools to help Medicare-eligible adults make more informed decisions about their future health care and insurance needs. (more…)...

10.04.2013 01.30 UTC

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Sandwich Generation Resources More Plentiful 32 Years Later

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In 1981, Dorothy A. Miller coined the term,“sandwich generation,"to signify people caring for aging parents while supporting their own children. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the number of Americans 65+ will double by the year 2030 to more than 70 million. This puts nearly 10 million American adults squarely in the category of sandwich generation – those caring for elderly parents who also have their own worries coupled with that of their children...
Effective March 5, 2013, Retiree Health Choices officially launched (after two years in the making) to deliver new tools to alleviate Medicare insurance complexity. As a brainchild of a team of health insurance professionals in Chicago, Retiree Health Choices has a mission to create innovative online technologies designed to make Medicare more consumer friendly. The company intends to introduce authoritative tools to help consumers make smarter and more balanced Medicare insurance decisions.  Its soon-to-launch consumer-facing website and health calculator (patent pending) are some of the tools Retiree Health Choices has planned...

28.02.2013 11.36 UTC

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The Medicare Lexicon: An Introduction

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When you compare Medicare insurance with that of health insurance for the working population, it’s an alphabet soup.   Most in the workplace have the benefit of human resources assistance to decipher insurance plans, whereas retirees navigating Medicare often have to go it alone.   Some of the key decisions retirees need to consider when preparing to buy Medicare include:   • How much is it going to cost each month? • What is my out-of-pocket exposure? • What do I pay when seeing a doctor? • Where do I have to go to get my care? (more…)...

22.02.2013 01.29 UTC

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Medicare Is A Necessary Complexity for All Retirees

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Transitioning to Medicare is complex (why does it have to be?), and most retirees are ill prepared for this critical rite of passage.   At the same time, the population of Baby Boomers is changing, becoming more tech savvy by the day. It is more commonplace for seniors to pick up a smartphone or tablet on vacation and shop on Amazon or surf favorite websites. (more…)...