What is Medicare Supplement Insurance?
- Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) policies sold by private companies, can help pay all or some of the remaining health care costs for covered services and supplies, like copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles.
- Some Medigap policies also offer coverage for services that Original Medicare doesn’t cover, like medical care when you travel outside the U.S.
- Medigap plans are standardized Medigap must follow federal and state laws designed to protect you, and they must be clearly identified as “Medicare Supplement Insurance.”
- Plans C and F are no longer available to people new to Medicare on or after January 1, 2020. However, if you were eligible for Medicare before January 1, 2020, but not yet enrolled, you may be able to buy Plan C or Plan F