Can I get a Medigap policy if I have a pre-existing condition?
By Christian Worstell You have guaranteed access to a Medicare Supplement insurance policy if you buy during your Medigap open enrollment period, even if you have a pre-existing condition. It’s pos. . .
Medigap Plan F and Plan C are ending
Two popular Medigap plan options in the United States are ending in the near future. Medigap Plan F and Plan C are going away because of a new law that no longer allows Medigap policies for newly eli. . .
Which Medigap plans are most popular?
By Christian Worstell The most popular Medicare Supplement Insurance plan is Medigap Plan F, according to 2015 statistics from America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). 1 Plan F accounts for 57% . . .
Does Medicare cover sleep apnea equipment?
Medicare does cover CPAP machine therapy if you are diagnosed with sleep apnea. According to Medicare. gov, you may be eligible for sleep apnea treatment options if you are enrolled in Medicare Part. . .
Does Medicare cover dialysis and kidney transplants?
Medicare and Medicare Supplement insurance provide expansive coverage for dialysis and kidney transplants, two common treatments for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). ESRD is a condition where your kid. . .
What if I cannot afford Medicare?
Medicare was developed to expand medical care and health insurance affordability for citizens who are disabled or 65 and older. Original Medicare (Medicare Parts A and B) provides many benefits, but y. . .
What are Medicare Part B excess charges?
Medicare Part B excess charges are the cost difference between the Medicare-approved insurance payment amount for a medical service and the amount your health care provider typically charges for that. . .
What is first-dollar Medigap coverage?
First-dollar Medigap coverage is when a Medicare Supplement insurance plan covers both the Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B deductible. With first-dollar Medigap plans, policyholders don’t have t. . .
10 facts about Medicare
Medicare can be overwhelming, so it is important to start with the basics. Listed below are 10 facts you should know about Medicare. Fact 1: Medicare is for seniors and the disabled Medicare is a . . .
What is Medicare SELECT?
Medicare SELECT is a form of Medicare Supplement insurance that requires you to use specific medical facilities and doctors that are within the plan's network. Medicare SELECT v. s. Medigap Unlike . . .