Medigap Under 65 State Rules

April 2, 2020 /// 6 Comments

Americans under 65 (U65) are able to enroll in Medicare due to disability or ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease). Some states require that you need to receive disability benefits for at least two years before you can enroll in Medicare. If you qualify for Medicare then you MAY also be able to enroll in Medigap to get additional coverage. There has been a lot of confusion on this subject due to state and federal laws, so we have created this article to help break down U65 Medigap by state.

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Does Medicare cover Coronavirus?

April 1, 2020 /// 2 Comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease are at risk for more serious COVID-19 complications.

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What is happening to the Medicare Drug Donut Hole in 2020?

April 1, 2020 /// 4 Comments

Medicare Part D’s Donut Hole can leave significant costs for those 65 and over. However, the percentage you pay out of pocket each year has been decreasing for a few years now, but there are no more planed reductions in 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Acupuncture or Chiropractic?

March 31, 2020 /// 69 Comments

Original Medicare offers limited coverage for physical therapy, but does it cover acupuncture and chiropractic? One is in and one is out.

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Comparing Medigap Innovative G, G Extra and G Inspire

February 27, 2020 /// 10 Comments

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.

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Is Medigap Plan G guaranteed issue in 2020?

February 20, 2020 /// 6 Comments

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.

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2020 Medigap Changes: No New Plans C and F

February 14, 2020 /// 139 Comments

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.

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Medigap Plan F 2020 Rules: MACRA explained

February 13, 2020 /// 34 Comments

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.

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Silver Sneakers: Medigap’s Secret for Seniors

February 12, 2020 /// 81 Comments

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

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

December 10, 2019 /// 2 Comments

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.

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