What is Medigap insurance?

Answer Medigap, also called Medicare Supplement Insurance, provides health insurance for Medicare recipients. The insurance helps pay the co-pays and deductibles of the "original" Medicare program.Origina... Read More »

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If you have Medicare Part A B what are the benefits of having a more expensive secondary insurance over a less expensive supplemental or medigap insurance?

Answer I'm not sure what you mean by a "secondary" insurance.

What is Medigap?

Private insurance companies sell Medigap policies, also referred to as Medicare supplemental insurance, to help cover medical expenses that Medicare does not provide or provides limited payment for... Read More »

How to Get a Medigap Plan?

Americans over age 65 have access to health insurance coverage through Medicare, a federally funded insurance program. While Medicare Parts A and B offer basic doctor and hospital coverage, there a... Read More »

What Is Medigap Coverage?

Medigap insurance provides additional coverage to fill holes in standard Medicare health coverage. Senior citizens buy Medigap policies to pay health care costs their standard Medicare won't meet.