Medicare Supplements

Can I still enroll in a Medicare Supplement Plan F, or is it going away? If so, what are my options?

2020-05-11T18:13:18+00:00May 11th, 2020|Medicare, Medicare Supplement Plan F, Medicare Supplements|

This has been one of the main topic discussions between agents and Medicare beneficiaries in 2020. According to legislation from the 2015 Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), insurance companies would no longer be able to offer Medicare Supplement plans F and C starting on January 1st of 2020. Does that mean that beneficiaries can no longer enroll in those plans? The answer is yes, and no! Before we answer that question, let us talk a little more in-depth about Medicare Supplement part F. Besides being one of the [...]

Medicare Supplements vs. Medicare Advantage: 4 Point Guide

2020-04-08T22:18:04+00:00April 8th, 2020|Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplements|

The #1 question we get from clients new to Medicare or retiring, and are looking at options for secondary insurance is, what is the difference between a Medicare supplement (aka Medigap policy) and a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan (aka Part C) plan? Minor differences will exist in each regional market, but here we will discuss the general pros and cons of Medicare supplements vs. Medicare Advantage plans. Network With Medicare supplements, you generally have greater freedom with choosing your doctors, hospitals, or facilities. When you get Medicare Supplement Plan, [...]