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To: Pinkbell
RE:”Janice Phelps, a 60-year-old disabled factory worker in Evansville, Indiana, knows how expensive healthcare is. Each month, shots for her severe asthma cost $3,000. Quarterly injections for knee pain cost $3,200.
Medication for depression costs $900. She has had seven back surgeries, two shoulder surgeries, and two knee surgeries since 1985. The largest public health programs in America – Medicaid and Medicare, which aid the poor and the elderly – paid for nearly all of it. “

Asthma, knee surgeries and depression?

How does she get medicare at 60?

20 posted on 03/13/2017 5:05:09 AM PDT by sickoflibs (All hell broke loose!)
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To: sickoflibs

You are automatically enrolled into Medicare after being on disability for two years if you are under the age of 62.


26 posted on 03/13/2017 5:43:08 AM PDT by DoubleNickle
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To: sickoflibs

Social Security Disability gets you Medicare and being poor gets you Medicaid.
Medi/Medi is the best insurance there is.


35 posted on 03/13/2017 7:56:25 AM PDT by sheana
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