Medicare Supplement Articles

Do Medicare Supplement plans differ for each state?

If you're thinking of adding a Medicare Supplement plan to your Original Medicare coverage, you may be wondering how it works and whether benefits vary depending on the state you live in. The short answer is, generally no. Most states offer up to 10 Medicare... Read more

Do Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plans Cover Prescription Drugs?

As you may already know, there's only limited prescription drug coverage under Original Medicare, Part A and Part B. Part A may cover medications given to you as part of your inpatient treatment in a hospital. Part B may cover some medications administered to... Read more

Medicare Plan Options for People with Low Incomes

Medigap plans, also called Medicare Supplement plans, can be helpful for people with lower incomes, as some Medigap plans cover many of the expenses that Original Medicare, Part A and Part B, does not cover. Such expenses can include copayments, coinsurance,... Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Get a Medicare Supplement Plan

Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans are sold privately to give you a range of choices for your health coverage needs. Medicare Supplement plans help pay Medicare Part A and Part B costs Original Medicare, the health coverage you can get when you turn 65 or... Read more

Can I use my Medicare Supplement to pay my Medicare Part B premium?

The simple answer is no – you cannot use a Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan to pay your Medicare Part B premium. Medicare Supplement plans are offered by private insurance companies to pay some of the out-of-pocket costs not covered by Medicare Part A... Read more

What’s the Medicare Supplement Free Look Period?

What if you want to switch to a different Medicare Supplement plan, but you're a little concerned that you might be stuck with the new plan and you might not like it as much as your old one? That's where the Medicare Supplement free look period comes... Read more

Can I Be Turned Down for Medicare Supplement Insurance?

Medicare Supplement plans are sold by private insurance companies to work alongside your Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) coverage and help cover out-of-pocket costs such as copayments, coinsurance and deductibles. These plans could help you save on... Read more

Medicare SELECT: A Type of Medicare Supplement plan

Are you looking to see if you can save money with a Medicare Supplement plan? There's a type of plan called a Medicare SELECT plan that may have a lower premium than most Medicare Supplement plans. What is Medicare SELECT? If you have Medicare Part A... Read more

When Can I Cancel My Medicare Supplement plan?

You may have purchased a Medicare Supplement plan when you were first eligible because you know that Original Medicare has no out-of-pocket maximum and you were concerned about your out-of-pocket spending under Medicare. A Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plan... Read more

Can my Insurance Company Cancel my Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan?

Usually, Medicare Supplement (also called Medigap) plans are guaranteed renewable – that is, the insurance plan can't cancel your plan, except in certain cases. Medicare Supplement plans are offered by private insurance companies and may help you pay... Read more




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