Does Medigap cover dental and vision care?
Medicare Supplement Insurance does not include dental and vision coverage. According to Medicare.gov, “Medigap policies generally don’t cover long-term care, vision or dental care, hearing aids, eyeglasses, or private-duty nursing.” Medigap policies help cover some of the out-of-pocket costs ...Read More
Can I get a Medigap policy if I have a pre-existing condition?
You have guaranteed access to a Medicare Supplement insurance policy if you buy during your Medigap open enrollment period, even if you have pre-existing conditions. It’s possible to get a supplemental policy after the enrollment period, but it’s not guaranteed and Medicare Supplement Insurance ...Read More
Medicare Supplement Insurance Open enrollment period
Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) has a six-month open enrollment period (OEP). Your Medigap open enrollment period begins when you are both: 65 years old and Enrolled in Medicare Part B You have only one Medicare Supplement Insurance open enrollment period. If you get Medicare Part B...Read More
Can I change my Medicare Supplement Insurance plan?
As you age, you may find out your Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) plan can no longer keep up with your changing health needs. Fortunately, you can change your Medicare Supplement Insurance plan anytime. You might want to consider changing Medicare Supplement Insurance plans if: You ca...Read More
High-Deductible Medigap Plan F
High-deductible Medicare Supplement Insurance plans require you to pay for a certain amount of Medicare-covered costs on your own each year before the policy provides any coverage. High-Deductible Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan F Costs Currently, the only high-deductible Medigap plan is high-d...Read More
What are the different parts of Medicare?
Medicare is health insurance that is available to people who are 65 years and older, as well as individuals with certain disabilities and medical conditions. There are four different parts of Medicare: A, B, C, and D. So what are the 4 different Medicare parts? The first two parts, A and B, are som...Read More
Will My Medicare Supplement Premiums Increase?
Yes, it is possible that your Medicare Supplement insurance premiums will increase over time. The amount and timing of these increases depend on several factors: The plan's pricing methods Inflation The cost of health care Medigap Premium Pricing Methods Pricing methods define if and how the m...Read More
Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Pricing
Insurance companies price Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policies based on three main things: your plan choice, your personal factors, and their pricing systems. Because of these factors, monthly Medicare Supplement insurance plan costs can vary widely. One thing that will greatly affect t...Read More
What is a guaranteed issue right?
Medigap guaranteed issue rights allow you to purchase a Medicare Supplement insurance policy from any company without regard to your health condition. You only have a guaranteed issue right in certain situations. When you have a Medicare Supplement Insurance guaranteed issue right, insurance compan...Read More
Can I change my Medicare Supplement insurance plan?
You can change your Medicare Supplement insurance plan any time of the year. But if you do consider changing Medicare Supplement insurance plans or providers, you should switch during your 6-month Medigap open enrollment period.If you don’t change Medicare Supplement insurance plans during your ...Read More