They cancelled me

Share your experiences in reviewing Alcatel-Lucent health care mailings and your considerations in making a healthcare choice for 2014.

They cancelled me

Joined: September 15th, 2012, 6:23 pm

April 8th, 2014, 11:10 am #1

Lucent cancelled my health insurance as of 5/31. As a widow (under 65) I foolishly thought I was safe. Any ideas on where to look for new coverage? I am already pounding the keyboard.

Update- After posting this I went back and reviewed the information provided to me. After my husband's passing they said I had three years of coverage at which point I'd no longer be covered (call it "widow brain"). Lucent lived up to their word and I was able to purchase insurance BECAUSE I had a cobra termination notice. Continuing fairness here, they did offer me indemnity insurance but who would want that if they have another choice?
Last edited by NJGal on May 16th, 2014, 1:21 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: June 9th, 2008, 9:40 pm

April 8th, 2014, 7:26 pm #2

Did you try Obama Care, or is it too late?
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gk
Joined: June 14th, 2008, 2:54 pm

April 9th, 2014, 9:43 am #3

There are exceptions for applying for Obama care ...( life changing events ) such as a death of a spouse
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lucentretirees
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Joined: December 27th, 2006, 11:00 pm

April 15th, 2014, 3:30 pm #4

Appreciate if you would post what worked for for others to read,
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Joined: June 9th, 2008, 9:40 pm

April 17th, 2014, 7:25 pm #5

NJ Gal, how did you make out? Were you able to sign-up for Obama Care?
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