On this page we've pulled together all 2015 Medicare Supplement insurance (Medigap) sold in South Carolina. Medicare Supplements work in conjunction with Original Medicare. They help pay the deductibles, copays and coinsurances not covered by your Part A and Part B insurance. The rates shown are real samples from your state. Use the information to find the lowest-cost insurer. Your actual rate will different, depending on your age, health and zip code, so you'll need to get a quote.
Helpful Medigap Facts
If this is your first time buying a Medigap policy and you're just now learning how it protects you from the bills Medicare does not pay, read through our Medicare Supplement 101 information. Medicare Supplemental insurance is standardized in South Carolina, making policies relatively easy to compare.
Medicare Supplements or Medicare Advantage Plans?
There's no doubt that a Medicare Supplement can be costly, so they are not for everyone. We still think it's the best option if you can afford it. For everyone else, Medicare Advantage is a fantastic way to get full coverage healthcare benefits. An Advantage plan is HMO or PPO health insurance for seniors. Like a Medicare supplement it protects you from high medical bills. Here's a complete catalog of South Carolina Medicare Advantage Plans for you to compare.
For Full Coverage You Need Medicare Part D Plan and a Medicare Supplement
While you're looking at Medicare supplement plans, it's a good idea to shop for prescription coverage, too. Original Medicare does not cover prescriptions. However, you can enroll in one of the many South Carolina Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.