As health care costs continue to balloon, increasing numbers of employers are reducing or eliminating retiree medical benefit programs. And while this step is understandable, it’s a tough one for employers and retirees.

However, in this month’s cover story, “Cutting the apron strings,” Associate Editor Lydell Bridgeford details Medicare coordination services that will help you transition retirees from private to public coverage with as little pain as possible.

Click above to read the story, and here to download Bridgeford’s “Five Minutes With…” podcast with John Connor, who works with a Medicare coordination firm.

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