Medicare Coverage In A Nutshell
MEDICARE COVERAGE IN A NUTSHELL
The phone rings and the lady of the house answers, "Hello."
"Mrs. Boudreaux, please."
"Mrs. Boudreaux, this is Doctor LeBlanc at Saint Agnes Laboratory. When
your doctor sent your husband's biopsy to the lab yesterday, a biopsy
from another Mr. Boudreaux arrived as well, and we are now uncertain
which one is your husband's. Frankly the results are either bad or
"What do you mean?" Mrs. Boudreaux asks nervously.
"Well, one of the specimens tested positive for Alzheimer's and the
other one tested positive for AIDS. We can't tell which is your
"That's dreadful! Can't you do the test again?" questioned Mrs. Boudreaux.
"Normally we can, but Medicare will only pay for these expensive tests
"Well, what am I supposed to do now?"
"The people at Medicare recommend that you drop your husband off
somewhere in the middle of town. If he finds his way home, don't sleep
Retired in Jan, 2010 at 55, moved to England in May 2016
Enough private pension and SS income to cover all needs