Medicare Supplement Insurance
On the month you turn 65 you are eligible for Medicare. The US government offers both Medicare A and Medicare B. A and B are BOTH needed before you can get a Medicare Supplement or Medicare Advantage plan. If you are under the age of 65 you must must get a health insurance quote to check the plans that are available for you.
If you are approaching 65 or over the age of 65 you can get an online Medicare Supplement quotes.
If you wan to speak with a licenses Medicare agent you can call the numbers below:
AZ, FL, MD, MI, MO, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, and VA: 877-691-7467
All other states can dial: 877-305-9083
What does Medicare cover?Medicare does cover a good portion of your medical needs, however, Medicare has many gaps or bridges where you have to pay, some of these are set amounts and only a few hundred dollars, while other are percentages (often 20%), which could cost you tens of thousands of dollars should you have surgery, heart attack, stroke, knee or hip replacements, cancer, kidney failure or an accident or injury.
What does Medicare Supplement Insurance Cover?Medicare Supplement Insurance covers most and sometimes all the costs that are not covered by Medicare. The amount that is covered by the Medicare Supplement Plan depends on which plan you decide to purchase.
What is a MA or Medicare Advantage plan?Medicare Advantage plans are obtained by trading your Medicare A and Medicare B to a private insurance provider. Sometimes there is not cost beyond this, other times you can pay extra premium. Medicare Advantage plans are very popular for people on limited income or people who are under 65 and need help with their Medicare expenses.
What does Medicare Supplement Insurance Cost?Medicare Supplement Insurance costs much less than traditional medial insurance. Many seniors who are paying $400 to $500 a month for individual health insurance, end up only paying between $100 - $200 for supplemental insurance. Most Supplemental plans average around $150 a month. It depends on which state and zip code you live in. Medicare Supplement insurance is popular for people who like flexibility and want to protect their health and assets.
What companies offer Medicare Supplement and MA plans AARP is one of the most popular, as is UnitedHealthcare, Mutual of Omaha, Secure Horizons, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and many others.
When do I enroll on Medicare Supplement?The most important thing to remember about Medicare Supplement Insurance is: MOST MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT PLANS ALLOW YOU TO ENROLL WITH NO UNDERWRITING (OPEN ENROLLMENT) IF YOU APPLY WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF HAVING BOTH MEDICARE A and B.
Does this mean I have to be 65?No, if you are working, or your spouse is working, and you are covered under a group medical plan, you are still eligible for the Open Enrollment if you are over 65 years-old.
What if I miss my Open Enrollment Period?If you miss your Open Enrollment period you will have to go through Underwriting. This means you will have to submit a health questionnaire with your application.
What company is the best for buying Medicare Supp? Is it AARP?While many companies are available, it is hard to say which company is the best. Some of the most popular are AARP (UnitedHealthcare), Mutual of Omaha, Golden Rule Insurance company, Secure Horizons, and many of the plans offered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
How do I buy Medicare Supplement Insurance?We strong suggest you call us directly. We work with all carriers and we can assist you in getting a quote and submitting an application. It is no cost to use our services and we can walk you through the process and answer any questions you may have. Otherwise you may fill out the Quote Form below and we can call you.
When should I enroll in Medicare Advantage?
The open enrollment period for MA plans is October through the end of December. It is important to speak with and agent in the fall, so you do not miss this opportunity.
Can I get Dental with my Medicare?
Yes, you can get dental, but you would need to buy it from a private company. Many people like our dental products that are available on this site.
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