Do Military Retirees Have To Pay For Medicare?

Do Military Retirees Have To Pay For Medicare?

I believe you are wrong. I am a retired vet and I pay about $400.00 per year for medicare.

duane1969 I believe you are wrong. I am a retired vet and I pay about $400.00 per year for medicare.

I don't think $400 is very much.

habsheaven I don't think $400 is very much.

Agree. That is only $33.33 per month. I bet the retired guys who only get $1250 per month from social security would love to pay $33.33 per month for some health care.

LibraryLady I believe you are wrong. I am a retired vet and I pay about $400.00 per year for medicare.

So you're paying $400 per year, but you are now receiving taxpayer subsidies for your insurance?

Jim H I don't think $400 is very much.

I don't either. That's pretty cheap.

Starbuck Agree. That is only $33.33 per month. I bet the retired guys who only get $1250 per month from social security would love to pay $33.33 per month for some health care.

Retired military personnel get much more than $1250 per month.

habsheaven Retired military personnel get much more than $1250 per month.

He didn't say retired military personnel. He said retired vet. If he is retired military, I suppose he could be on social security.

Starbuck He didn't say retired military personnel. He said retired vet. If he is retired military, I suppose he could be on social security.

the military considers vets as retired military personnel

duane1969 I don't think $400 is very much.

I agree. $400 per year is pretty cheap.

habsheaven the military considers vets as retired military personnel

Yes it does. I am never sure if people know that. The retired military are still considered as military personnel.

habsheaven Yes it does. I am never sure if people know that. The retired military are still considered as military personnel.

You never answered my question. Are you retired military?

Starbuck You never answered my question. Are you retired military?

No, he's a vet, which pretty much means he's retired military

habsheaven No, he's a vet, which pretty much means he's retired military

OK. Good.

But if he is retired military and he pays $400 per year for medicare, I would think that is pretty cheap.

Starbuck OK. Good.

Yes, he's a vet.

Yes, I think it is a bargain.

habsheaven Yes, he's a vet.

I wasn't talking to you.

Starbuck I wasn't talking to you.

I was responding to someone else who asked the same question.

habsheaven I was responding to someone else who asked the same question.

I am now completely confused. Please explain who you were talking to and what was your response.

Starbuck I am now completely confused. Please explain who you were talking to and what was your response.

I was responding to you, but I wasn't responding to you.

habsheaven I was responding to you, but I wasn't responding to you.

I don't understand.

Starbuck I don't understand.

It was me responding to you, but I wasn't responding to you.

I didn't mean to be rude, but I thought you were talking to me, which I didn't want to engage in.

habsheaven It was me responding to you, but I wasn't responding to you.

I never said I was talking to you. I said that you never answered my question. I was completely wrong. You were not responding to me.

Starbuck I never said I was talking to you. I said that you never answered my question. I was completely wrong. You were not responding to me.

I'm glad you've figured it out.

Starbuck I believe you are wrong. I am a retired vet and I pay about $400.00 per year for medicare.

You pay $400 per year for medicare for life. I think that's a bargain.

habsheaven You pay $400 per year for medicare for life. I think that's a bargain.

I agree. I think anyone paying $400 per year for anything would like that.

Starbuck I agree. I think anyone paying $400 per year for anything would like that.

You're right. I would like $400 per year for anything.

habsheaven You're right. I would like $400 per year for anything.

Free money!!

Starbuck Free money!!

I don't know how you keep getting involved in this. It has nothing to do with you. If you'd like to take part in the discussion, fine. You can agree or disagree or whatever. But saying free money or whatever is just stupid and has nothing to do with the discussion. If you want to say something helpful, fine. If you want to make snide comments, that's fine too. It's not helpful, but it's your

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