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.

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.

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 30 days following the members month of birth. To take advantage of this rule, you must:

Health Net’s Innovative F Medigap plan

Health Net of Calfornia announced today that they will be offering hearing and vision benefits as part of their new Innovative Plan F Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan.

Anthem Blue Cross Innovative Plan F Medigap

Anthem Blue Cross Innovative Medigap Plan F is the first Medigap plan available in California, Nevada and Kentucky that offers bundled vision and hearing aid benefits

Can I get a Medigap plan if I am under 65?

It is not required by federal law for insurance companies to sell Medigap policies to people under 65 years of age. Many states, however, have separate laws that require a Medigap option for Medicare-eligible individuals who are under 65. That means that under 65 individuals may or not be able to purchase a Medigap plan depending on which state you live in.