This week, Retiree Health Choices launched the
first-of-its-kind consumer website for boomers’ selection of Medicare
supplement plans. The site, EasyMedicareChoices.com, is now in Illinois beta testing and includes three major insurance carriers, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mutual of Omaha and Humana.
The biggest feature of the website is the Personal
Health Calculator. This tool helps people estimate total cost of Medicare, and
it’s easy to use. With about six pieces of personal information (date of birth,
gender, etc.), the calculator works its magic to help consumers get a better
understanding of premium costs, doctor visits and unplanned procedures...