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Medicare Supplement Plan

💬 What does Medicare Supplement Plan cover and how much does it cost?

Medicare Supplement Plan
Updated:
March 16, 2021

Medigap is Medicare Supplement Insurance, which is sold by private entities and helps fill "gaps" in Original Medicare. Initial Medicare covers a significant part of the cost of eligible health care facilities and equipment, but not all of them. A Medicare Replacement Insurance (Medigap) program may assist with some of the remaining medical expenses, such as: Copayments, Coinsurance & Deductibles.Some Medigap programs often include facilities not provided by Original Medicare, such as medical treatment while traveling outside the United States. Here's what happens if you have Original Medicare and purchase a Medigap policy: For covered health-care costs, Medicare would pay its share of the Medicare-approved total. After that, the Medigap strategy kicks in.

Medicare Supplement Plan

Questions & Answers

Question:
How do I enroll in a Medigap plan?
Answer:
In most jurisdictions, there are ten standard Medigap policy categories: A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N.
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Question:
How do I find an insurance company that is approved to sell Medicare supplemental plans (Medigap) in my area?
Answer:
On Medicare's website, you can find a detailed list. You may also contact Medicare's support line or your state's insurance department.
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Question:
What is Medigap supplemental insurance (if I’m age 65 or older)?
Answer:
Medigap is a form of private insurance that pays for out-of-pocket costs not covered by Original Medicare. (If you're under 65 and have Medicare because of a disability, see the next question in this section; the rules are different for you.)
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Question:
I have a Medicare Advantage plan. Do I still need Medigap insurance?
Answer:
You cannot purchase a Medicare Replacement Insurance or Medigap plan if you have a Medicare Advantage plan.
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