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Recommend health insurance for a 65-year-old German immigrating to the US
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I'm looking for someone to research and recommend a solution for a person in the following situation:
# 65-year-old German citizen, currently insured through German state insurance, as well as a private German insurance policy, each of which only provide cover in the EU, not the US
# he just received a US green card and is moving to the US now
# he does NOT have any insurance policies in the US currently
# he plans to live in the US for the rest of this life, reside in Florida
# his wife is 60 years old, insured in the US until age 65, when her current policy won't be renewable anymore

Issues to consider:
# what are their options for getting private health insurance in the US?
# if that's prohibitively expensive (given their age), what are options for getting insurance only for worst-case scenarios, and relying on their German insurance to do non-urgent treatments in Germany instead of the US?
# when will they become eligible for any US government insurance plans like Medicare? (ar...

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