Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare supplement plans are an alternative to the primary Medicare coverage for individuals 62 years of age or older. Medicare Supplement is basically a group of insurance plans offered by private health insurers that complement Medicare. Medicare Supplement Plans can be purchased by both individuals and their families. If you are currently covered under Medicare Part A, then Medicare Supplement Plan must be selected from the Medicare Options available. More info –

How to Choose a Medicare Supplement Plan

Medicare Supplement Plans is typically more affordable than the traditional Medicare coverage. Medicare Supplement Plans is usually sold by private insurance companies, and there are competitive prices. Medicare Supplement Plans does not provide all of the coverage provided by Medicare; however, they do offer certain guaranteed benefits such as extra medical coverage for individuals with a pre-existing medical condition, accidental death, critical illness coverage, and disability income, protection against inflation, and protection against losses or deductions. All other additional benefits are usually offered through Medicare Parts A and B.

Medicare supplement plans can also be called Medigap Plans. They cover items that Medicare does not cover. These are optional benefits that are not required by Medicare when you sign up for a plan. These additional benefits can help relieve some of the financial stress associated with Medicare. Medicare supplement plans can save you money when you need it most, but you should still know what you are buying so that you are not stuck paying for things you don’t need.