Compare Medigap Innovative G and G Extra: Health Net vs Blue Shield

Now that Medigap Plan F is off limits for newly eligible Medicare members, most seniors don't even have to deal with deciding whether to enroll Plan F or Plan G, and just go right to Plan G and its variants offering added benefits.

Is Medigap Plan G guaranteed issue in 2020?

You may have heard that there are some changes in Medigap coming in 2020, that will affect who can buy what Medigap plans. The main development is that Medigap Plan F will now not be available for people turning 65 after 2020.

2020 Medigap Changes: No New Plans C and F

As of 2020, Medicare Supplement plans will no longer sell new Medigap Plan C or F. Congress has decided that new Medigap plans in 2020 will no longer cover the Part B deductible.

Medigap Plan F 2020 Rules: MACRA explained

MACRA is a federal law that will change who can buy Medigap Plans F, High F, and C. As of 2020 only beneficiaries that are not newly eligibles will be able to keep Plan F, High F and C.

Silver Sneakers: Medigap’s Secret for Seniors

The Silver Sneaker program offered through certain Medigap providers helps Medicare-eligible seniors improve their health. You might want to consider this program before...

Free Switch to Blue Shield CA Medigap F Extra or G Extra

For a limited time, Blue Shield of California is allowing ANY current Medigap or Medicare Advantage plan holder to switch to their Medicare Supplement Plan F or Plan G Extra without answering medical questions.

Medicare Part D: what to expect with Prescription Drug Plans in 2020

What better time to take a look at the changes that will take place in 2020 regarding Prescription Drug Plans than Open Enrollment? This period takes place from October 15th to December 7th and lets people enroll in or switch their Part D or Medicare Advantage plan. You should review your coverage each year based on prices and the drugs you are taking.

Health Net Innovative Medigap Plan G

Health Net is introducing its brand new Medigap Plan Innovative G in California as of 2020. This plan will have the same benefits as Medigap Plan G and include some additional ones at the same rate.

2020 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles

As of 2020 there will be some changes in premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs.

Medigap Plan F in 2020

Plan F is not going away. As part a new law, Medicare Supplement Plan C and F will ONLY be available to those who turned 65 prior to January 1, 2020.

Blue Shield Plan F Extra Medicare Supplement Explained

Blue Shield of California is now offering Medicare Supplement Plan F Extra with hearing and vision benefits

How does California’s Medigap Birthday Rule work?

California's Medicare Supplemental Insurance law (AKA "Birthday Rule") allows Medigap members to switch to a different insurance plan or provider during the 60 days following the members month of birth. To take advantage of this rule, you must: