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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. How Do High-Deductible Plans Affect Cost? Currently, the only high-deductible Medigap plan is high-deductible Medigap Plan F. Although the high-deductible option is usually more affordable than the standard […]

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Medigap brokers vs. Medigap agents

Medicare Supplement Insurance brokers are often confused with Medicare Supplement Insurance agents, but there are important differences between the two groups. A Medigap insurance agent usually represents a single insurance company, whereas a Medigap insurance broker generally represents the insurance customer. An agent usually can only sell policies for a specific insurance company, whereas a […]

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Can I change my Medicare Supplement Insurance plan?

You can change your Medicare Supplement Insurance plan anytime. However, the best time to switch your Medigap policy or Medigap provider is during your Medigap open enrollment period. This 6-month period starts the day you are both 65 years old and enrolled in Medicare Part B. Changing plans during open enrollment During your 6-month open enrollment period […]

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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 Medicare and Medigap. Original Medicare health insurance provides limited international medical coverage. If you need health care coverage outside of the United States, you may want […]

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What are cost-sharing plans?

Unlike other Medigap plans that provide 100% coverage for all benefits, cost-sharing plans provide only partial coverage for certain benefits. There are two cost-sharing plans currently available: Plan K and Plan L. Both plans include the same benefits, but the levels of cost-sharing differ.

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Pre-standardized Medigap plans

Pre-standardized Medigap plans are plans sold before July 1992. Before 1980, Medigap plans (also called Medicare Supplement Insurance) were regulated solely by individual states, according to a report by the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The report states that lack of federal oversight in the Medigap industry […]

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Can I get a Medigap policy if I have a pre-existing condition?

You can get Medicare Supplement insurance with a pre-existing condition. Learn how to avoid getting charged more or being denied by insurers because of your health.

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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 to cover Medicare Part B deductibles after 2020. Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries will not be able to purchase these two […]

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Which Medigap plans are most popular?

The most popular Medicare Supplement plans are Plans F, C, and G, according to 2012 statistics from America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Plan F is by far the most popular Medigap plan, according to the AHIP data, accounting for over half of all Medigap policies in 2012.

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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 kidneys lose most of their function or stop working completely. When functioning properly, kidneys help filter the body’s blood, prevent the buildup of body waste, keep electrolytes […]

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Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) is private insurance that can help cover some of the costs that Original Medicare does not. Compare Medigap plans.

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Medicare Supplement Insurance can help cover some of the health care costs that come with Original Medicare. Compare plan benefits today.

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How to Compare Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans

Compare Medicare Supplement Insurance plans (Medigap) to see how they can help cover some of Original Medicare's out-of-pocket costs.

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Medicare Supplement Insurance Explained

Each type of Medicare Supplement Insurance plan offers a different combination of basic benefits. Compare Medigap plans to find the best fit for your needs.

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What Does Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan C Cover?

Learn about Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan C benefits, and how they compare to other Medigap plans.

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Compare Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans

Medicare Supplement Insurance plans help cover deductibles, copays and other costs that come with Original Medicare. Learn more and compare plans.

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Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan G: An Overview

Learn about Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan G benefits and how they compare to other Medigap plans.

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Comparing Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans and Costs

While Medicare Supplement Insurance plans have standardized basic benefits, their costs will vary. There are three primary types of Medigap pricing structures.

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Medicare Supplement Insurance Benefits

If you have Original Medicare, a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan can reduce your out-of-pocket spending. Learn how.

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