Call (662) 844-3300 now to speak with a live Medicare Agent in your area directly.

Medicare Supplement Plans

Medicare Supplement insurance plans, also known as Medigap policies, help pay for out-of-pocket costs for services covered under Medicare Part A and Part B. These costs include deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, hospital costs after you use up Medicare-covered days, skilled nursing facility costs, and more. Some Medicare Supplement insurance plans also include limited coverage for emergency medical services when you’re out of the country.

Over 10 million Medicare beneficiaries use Medigap policies to protect them from out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Medicare Supplements (Medigap)

Why do I need Medicare Supplement insurance?

Medicare supplement plans are completely optional. However, lots of Medicare beneficiaries find themselves having a lot of out-of-pocket costs that they cannot afford because they have to pay 20% of outpatient expenses. So, millions of people purchase Medigap for the peace-of-mind and cost-saving measures it provides.

Medigap benefits

Medigap policies are popular among Medicare beneficiaries because they can include benefits that help pay health care costs Original Medicare doesn’t, like:

  • Copayments
  • Coinsurance
  • Deductibles
  • Medical care when you travel outside the U.S.

Other advantages can include: 

  • Choice of own doctors and hospitals
  • No referrals to see a specialist
  • Some plans have zero out-of-pocket expenses
  • Once you have a policy, you can’t be removed for health problems
Medicare Supplement Plan Overview

Are Medicare Supplement Plans Guaranteed Issue?

Some people who are eligible for Medicare choose to wait to enroll because they have group health coverage through an employer. Once they retire, they have the right to purchase select Medigap policies within 63 days of losing group coverage. This window is called Medicare Supplement guaranteed issue rights. 

This window is sort of like open enrollment with Original Medicare, except the window — again, 63 days — is a smaller period of time and the plans will be limited to A, B, C, F, K, and L. Insurance companies cannot deny your application for any reasons during your guaranteed issue window. 

There are other instances in which you have a guaranteed issue. These can vary depending on which state you live in, so be sure to ask a licensed Medicare agent at Bobby Brock insurance to see what options are available for you.

Medicare Supplements

User Guide

This guide can be helpful if you’re considering buying a Medigap policy or already have one. It’ll help you know how Medicare Supplement plans work.

Mockup of Medicare Supplements User Guide

Compare
cost of plans...

We have helped thousands of Medicare beneficiaries all over the United States, and now we want to help you.

What happens if I miss Medigap open enrollment?

If you missed your window for open enrollment or guaranteed issue, don’t worry! You can still apply for a Medicare supplement plan. You will just have to answer health questions on your application.