Medicare and TRICARE: How to Keep Your TRICARE Coverage

By taking a few simple steps, retirees can make sure they have their TRICARE benefits after they turn 65. Four months before your 65th birthday, you will receive a postcard from the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC), the office that supports the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System(DEERS), with information about keeping TRICARE coverage after age 65. 22 more words


Fraud Emerges as Compounding Drug Sales Skyrocket

What the government is spending on “compounded” drugs that are mostly handmade by retail pharmacies has skyrocketed, drawing the attention of federal investigators who are raising concerns of fraud and overbilling. 1,163 more words

July 26, 2016

Dear Sgt Shaft
I understand that when I reach 65, I will need to obtain Medicare parts A & B to maintain my TFL since Prime goes away. 906 more words

Sgt. Shaft

Thursday Numbers

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm. 635 more words

Steve Daines