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I live in Arlington, Texas and currently have AARP Medicare…

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I live in Arlington, Texas and currently have AARP Medicare ************** Plan 2 (HMO).My member ID is : ************. I am 75 years old and need cataract surgery in both eyes. I have astigmatism in my eyes and to get my vision corrected to 20-20 I will need Refractive Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery (ReLACS) and will require a special Toric lenses. I have spoken with Medicare and they will only pay for anterior capsulotomy. I dropped United Health Care Plan F, but have a 24 month guarantee if I want to go back. Will Plan F cover the cost of (ReLACS) and the special lens? Who can help me? I cannot open the GRES email from you.

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I called AARP Medicare Complete customer service at(###) ###-####and they kept transferring me to someone else, but never answered my question. I sent an email to Sandra ******, my insurance agent and she didn't answer so I sent the email to AARP Medicare Complete and they apparently responded though GRES, but I cannot open the email so I don't know is they really tried to answer or not.

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD replied 4 months ago

Why do you need ReLACS?

Who told you that you need this?

What is your current glasses Rx?

What is your corneal topography?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

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