Seniors Health Insurance: Medicare Supplemental

Help with Medigap

by Amy De Vore+ on Jun 06, 2013

Seniors have specific health insurance needs and while Medicare covers a lot, it can leave a senior open to a great deal of medical expenses. Medigap will protect you from financial worry.

What is Medigap?

Medigap, AKA Medicare Supplemental, is medical insurance for seniors purchased in conjunction with Medicare Part A and Part B. It is a federally regulated insurance, therefore each Plan A, B, F, etc. are equal to any other provider’s plans.

What’s the Purpose of Medigap?

Basically to give a senior and his/her family peace of mind, because it fills in the gaps that Medicare leaves open. It can save you up to a million a year in expenses. To learn how you can save money with Medigap read the article Can’t Afford Medigap F? Think Again

What are the two most common Medicare Supplemental Plans?

Medigap Plan A, the most basic, which offers extended hospital coverage at a low monthly cost, and Medigap Plan F, the most comprehensive, which offers all that A offers with added benefits such as covering deductibles and foreign travel exchange. Click here to see a side by side comparison of Medigap Plan A and Plan F.

What else is Necessary Besides Medigap?

Get Medicare Part D, AKA Prescription coverage. Neither Medicare or Medigap cover prescriptions, which can very costly.

What Now?
If you are ready to sign up for Medigap call 800-930-7956 or go to our Medigap Overview Page.

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