Will Medicare cover all my health expenses?

March 3, 2023 /// 2 Comments

While Medicare can help cover many of your healthcare expenses, it does not cover all of them. Often times, Medicare will only pay a portion of your medicare bills and in other cases, it will not pay for fees at all.

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Will Medigap pay for my CPAP machine?

February 23, 2023 /// 2 Comments

If you have obstructive sleep apnea, Medigap and Original Medicare will help you pay your CPAP machine. There are a few steps that you must follow before you receive assistance paying your CPAP.

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Is Medigap going away?

February 23, 2023 /// 2 Comments

There is no evidence that Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans are going away. These plans are private insurance policies designed to help pay for out-of-pocket costs not covered by Medicare and are currently still available. While there have been some changes in which plans are available, Medigap continues to play an important role in helping people […]

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Oregon Medigap Buying Guide

February 22, 2023 /// 2 Comments

In general, Medigap works the same way in Oregon as it does in most other states, except for one special regulation: the Medigap Birthday rule. This buyer’s guide will help you learn about this and other Medigap rules for residents of the Beaver state. How does Medigap work in Oregon? Just like in most states, […]

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Do Medigap plans help pay for surgeries?

February 17, 2023 /// 2 Comments

Medigap policies can help pay for certain costs related to surgeries that Original Medicare does not fully cover. Medigap policies do not cover the cost of the surgery itself, but help pay co-pays, coinsurance, excess charges and deductibles.

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When did Medigap plans start?

February 16, 2023 /// 2 Comments

Medigap plans, also known as Medicare Supplement Insurance, started in 1966. They were insurance policies designed to supplement Original Medicare (Parts A and B).

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Help! I’ve missed my Medigap Initial Enrollment Period. What Should I do?

February 8, 2023 /// 2 Comments

If you’ve missed your Medicare Supplement (Medigap) initial enrollment period, you may still be able to enroll in a Medigap policy, but it isn’t as straightforward as you may like.

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Does Medigap include Prescription Drugs at the pharmacy?

February 7, 2023 /// No Comments

Neither Original Medicare nor Medigap include prescription drug coverage at the pharmacy. Learn here which options you have.

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Medigap or Medicare Advantage: How do I decide which plan to enroll in?

February 6, 2023 /// No Comments

Deciding which plan to enroll in – Medigap or Medicare Advantage – can be a tough decision, as it depends on your individual healthcare needs and circumstances. Here are some things to consider when making your decision

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North Carolina Medigap Plan Dos and Don’ts

February 5, 2023 /// No Comments

The Tar Heel State is not only grounded in its love of the land, but also in easy-to-understand Medigap plans. We’ve laid out the dos and don’ts for North Carolina Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans.

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