Desperate Retirees: The Perplexing Challenge of Covering Retirement Health Care Costs in a YOYO World

Source: Richard L. Kaplan, Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Vol. 20 No. 2, 2014

From the abstract:
A retiree’s single largest and most unpredictable expense is paying for health care, and this article explains the various choices and options that a retiree confronts regarding that expense. The article examines the traditional components of Medicare (Parts A and B), prescription drug plans (Medicare Part D), Medigap coverage, and managed care alternatives, as well as long-term care insurance. Each section addresses the financial trade-offs and time-sensitive decisions that are involved.