Original Medicare offers basic health care insurance coverage. For most people it takes care of about 80 percent of all medical bills. For the remaining 20 percent you will need to pay the bills out of your own pocket or purchase supplemental Medicare insurance.
On this page you will find links to information that explains how the Medicare Supplemental Insurance system works, including what’s covered, what you can expect to pay, and how to get additional coverage.
- What are Medicare Supplement Plans?
- Who is Eligible for Medicare Supplemental Insurance?
- When Can I Buy a Medicare Supplement Plan?
- What do Medicare Supplement Plans Cover?
- How Much will a Medicare Supplement Plan Cost?
- Can I get Prescription Drug Coverage with my Medicare Supplement?
- Reasons to Consider a Medicare Supplement Plan
- Medicare Supplement Guaranteed Issue Rights
- When Can You Suspend Your Supplement Plan?
- Making Medicare Supplement Policy Changes
- How can I save money on Medicare Supplement Insurance?
- How to Switch Medicare Supplement Policies
- How to Get In-Home Services?
- What are the Medigap Standardized Plan Benefits?
- Are Medigap and Supplemental Insurance Plans the same thing?