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My husband retired 1997. We got married 12/12/98 so we have

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My husband retired 1997....
My husband retired 1997. We got married 12/12/98 so we have been married 16 1/2yrs. I became disabled 10 years ago. I believe we will be divorcing. Am I able for the Conversion Health Policy? Right now Medicare is my primary and Tri-Care is my secondary. Can you please reply.. In November I will be 60.
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If you are not eligible for continuation of tricare, which it does not seem like you would be, then you would be eligible for a conversion policy. Also, based on the long term marriage, the court will likely make your husband liable for payment for the cost of your private health insurance plan, since it is his plan that you are losing coverage under. Even though medicare is your primary, you would be entitled to get a new secondary for coverage under the conversion plan.
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How much are the premiums?
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We cannot tell you the amount of the premiums, those depend on the coverage you get, plus your age. That is for the insurance office to tell you and they need much more information from you then we can take in this forum.
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