If one of your parents died when you were a child, and the other was paid more in Social Security survivors than you were entitled to, should you be held responsible for the overpayment as an adult? Should the federal government be allowed an indefinite amount of time to collect? The Social Security Administration says yes it can, at least under current law. Read more »
I recently assisted a friend who was extremely anxious about the cost of enrolling in Medicare. Part of her anxiety was caused by a bad experience with Obamacare coverage last year. Although her health plan’s month premium after subsidy was only $17, the deductible was more than she could afford to pay — $5,000. Her Social Security benefit is about $850 a month and her other income is very limited. Needing seven prescription meds, she found herself back at the local “free clinic” enrolled in numerous pharmacy assistance programs. Read more »
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