Choosing a Medigap Plan

Medicare Supplemental Insurance (also called Medigap) helps consumers cover the financial “gap” created between Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B insurance plans. This white paper will help clarify what a Medigap policy covers, who might benefit from having the policy and how to make an educated purchase of a Medigap policy.

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for individuals 65 and older and for some younger individuals with disabilities. Everyone is automatically
enrolled at age 65 and is thereafter covered by a broad spectrum of protections against the high costs of acute care services under these four parts of Medicare: