Archive for July, 2012

How Expensive are Medical Evacuations?

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Very expensive! Today I was reading some news on the internet and came across an article about a New Jersey Police Chief who was transported from Idaho to New Jersey at a cost of $433,525.  It appears that he was uninsured and the air ambulance company is billing the City.  Here is a breakdown of […]

Does Medicare cover me for travel outside the USA?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

This is a question that we get or should get daily because for anyone who is 65 or older it is an important issue. Medicare has a brochure that is available online, Medicare Outside the United States, which covers this topic. Here is some information taken from that brochure: 1.You’re in the U.S. when you […]