Can I change my Medicare Supplement insurance plan?
You can change your Medicare Supplement insurance plan any time of the year. You may want to consider changing your plan or insurance company to increase your benefits or lower your monthly costs. M. . .
International Medicare and Medigap coverage
Clothing — check. Passport — check. Medical coverage? If you are enrolled in Medicare and planning a vacation abroad, you should review what international medical services are covered under Medic. . .
What are cost-sharing plans?
Unlike other Medigap plans that provide 100% coverage for certain benefits, cost-sharing Medicare Supplement Insurance plans provide only partial coverage for some specific benefits. There are two c. . .
Pre-standardized Medigap plans
Pre-standardized Medigap plans are plans sold before July 1992. 1 Before 1980, Medigap plans (also called Medicare Supplement Insurance) were regulated solely by individual states, according to a rep. . .
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 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 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. . .
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 . . .