Medicare Supplements (Medigap policies) work together with your original Medicare coverage, filling the "gaps" (deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments) in your Medicare Part A (in-patient or hospital insurance) and Part B (out-patient or physician insurance) coverage.
Yes. Medicare provides a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for people who left their Medicare Supplement (Medigap plan) and joined a Medicare Advantage plan for the first time and now within the 12-month trial period wish to return to their Medicare Supplement.
Like other Medicare beneficiaries, if you are enrolled in a Medicare Supplement or Medigap policy, you will need to join a separate stand-alone Medicare Part D plan (PDP) if you wish to have prescript . . .
Yes. There are two Medicare Advantage plan "trial periods" allowing you to return to a Medicare Supplement policy with guaranteed issue rights (no medical underwriting) - and, depending on where you live, your state may provide additional Medigap guaranteed issue rights
Unlike other Medicare Initial Enrollment Periods, the Open Enrollment Period
for Medicare Supplements or Medigap policies begins when you first have
both Medicare Part A (have turned 65) and Medic . . .
No. It is an illegal insurance practice for an agent to sell you a Medicare Supplement or Medigap policy if the agent knows that you are already enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan - unless your Med . . .
Currently, no Medigap policies with drug coverage are being sold. However, you may have joined a Medigap policy in the past that includes drug coverage.
If you currently have a Medigap policy that co . . .