Published in Elder Law Weekly, June 16th, 2004
The retired airline worker is among the 11 million to 12 million Americans 65 and older who receive drug coverage from their former employers.
The number of companies offering health benefits to retirees has been declining for at least 15 years. And no one knows whether the Medicare drug insurance that begins in 2006 will accelerate that trend despite a provision in the new law designed to entice companies to maintain coverage.
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