Health Insurance Expert Forum
medicare available for disabled person under age 65
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions and support regarding health insurance issues such as Medicare, Medicaid, Long-term health insurance, COBRA, insurance portability.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

medicare available for disabled person under age 65

Daughter received Medicare card effective 7-01-11 when she will turn 20 years old.  We have
a HMO presently that is the primary insurance and she is in MediCal as well.  She is permanently
disabled and received SSDI benefits.  All of her prescriptions are covered by a prescription plan
under the HMO.  Will MediCal force her to take Part D of Medicare even tho she has coverage with
the HMO?  How can we get around this and keep the HMO paying the prescriptions.  MediCal presently
only pays the co-pmts generated by the HMO after they have paid the primary costs.  Seems as tho
keeping the HMO prescription plan would be more cost effective for MediCal but it is our understanding
MediCal computer system will try and change her to Part D once she starts Medicare.
Tags: medicare
Related Discussions
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank