Medigap: Most Popular Plans in 2020

As you may know Medigap will undergo some changes in 2020, which means that the Medigap plans worth considering are also changing.

How to avoid Medicare Excess Charges

Part B Excess charges occur when a doctor overcharges Medicare more than the Medicare-approved amount, up to a maximum of 15%. This happens when the healthcare provider does not accept Medicare assignment and decides to charge on top of that.

Washington allows enrollees to switch Medigap plans

Most states allow seniors to switch Medigap plans at anytime of the year by answering health questions. Washington State, on the other hand, allows you to switch your Medigap to another Medigap without going through medical underwriting. This can also be done all year long and the only exception is Medigap Plan A, which does not offer this chance.

How Can Medicare Advantage Really Cost $0?

Medicare Advantage plans can really cost you $0 per month. Let us explain how this is possible.

How to switch from Medigap Plan F to Plan G

Many of our clients ask us to help them switch from Medigap Plan F to Medigap Plan G. We can do this and have done this hundreds of times. The reason is simple: Plan G is less expensive than G and there is speculation that because of the...

New Medigap Plan G Extra in California

Blue Shield of California has just introduced its brand new Medicare Supplement Plan G Extra. This plan has all the benefits offered by regular Plan G and includes extra benefits such as vision, hearing aid, physician consultation, over-the-counter items benefits, SilverSneakers, and NurseHelp 24/7 benefits.

Medigap Plan Detail Overview

There a number of Medigap Plans out there, around 10 and 12 depending on your state. The important thing is to understand that these are standardized plans that have the same network of doctors as Medicare.

BCBSGA Medigap offers Georgia Extras Packages

Blue Cross Blue Shield Georgia is now offering three packages to complement your Medicare Supplement plan. These are Standard, Premium and Premium Plus packages that provide you with extra benefits such as packaged dental and vision coverage.

Medigap’s Most Popular Plans

There are a lot of Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans out there. We know it can be overwhelming. The trick is to understand that there are only a few plans based on price and benefits worth considering. These are Plan F, Plan G, High Deductible F.

Medicare Part D Drugs

Prescription drug coverage can be a little confusing because most people are used to having their prescriptions covered under their traditional PPO or HMO prior to turning 65, but that isn't always the case for seniors. We have broken down how prescription plans...

What Does Medicare NOT Cover?

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant. You can find out here what Medicare covers. But we are here to learn what Medicare does not cover, and what you can do about it.

I have medicare but want drugs, hearing, dental, and vision

I have Part A and B. I need insurance to help with meds, hearing, dental, and eyes. Which is the best plan, and how much would it cost me monthly?