Cullen Teska, from Senior Market Solutions, talks about the differences between Medicare Supplement Plan F and Plan G. Medigap Plan F has historically been a very popular plan as it offers the most coverage for Medicare costs.
Changing Medigap Plans in 2019 is far easier than you might think, and is not only something you should think about, but something you will likely do many times during your time on Medicare, if you want to save money.
Do you know the difference between Medicare vs Medicaid? The words are very similar and often confused. Both are government programs and help people pay for health care. However, that’s where the similarities end with Medicare vs Medicaid.
There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage plans offer an alternative way to receive your Medicare benefits through a private, Medicare-approved insurance company.
Did you know that Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to receive an ONE-TIME “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit? As a result, this is an essential checkup resulting in the chance to have a conversation with your doctor about physical and emotional health.
Finding the right Medicare Part D plan is key when reducing healthcare costs for seniors. Having a Medigap plan will help reduce out-of-pocket medical costs but does not address your prescription drug needs and costs.
On January 1, 2020, Medigap Plan F and Plan C will no longer be available to purchase. They will be removed from the Medicare Supplement plan chart and you will have to choose another plan option for your Medicare supplement coverage. The most closely related plan is Plan G.
Using an independent Medicare broker can have many advantages. Sometimes these advantages can be unseen by those who may not understand the Medicare insurance market.
WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US
"You can count on Senior Market Solutions to be very helpful and they do all the research for you."
— Jolene F. Tawas, MI
"Reliable, Friendly, Helpful, Good Coverage."
— Ken & Barbara B. Fountain City, WI
"If I had questions, they were answered."
— Sandy S. Arcadia, WI
"Very helpful and always a person to answer my question or return my call."
— Shirley P. Prairie Du Chien, WI
"They did all the work for us and that was greatly appreciated."
— Gary S. Tawas, MI
"Give SMS a try and you will receive excellent advice and service.”
— Don & Karen N. Menomonie, WI
"A very reliable and dependable company"
— Jesica B. Elroy, WI
“No worry and no hassle.”
— Judith P. Mondovi, WI
“Nice people who do honest good work.”
— Marvin & Alice M. Guernsey, WI
“At first we were hesitant to work with a broker that was long distance, but we have appreciated the personal touch SMS showed in assisting us with our Medigap insurance needs. We would encourage anyone to work with SMS, you will receive excellent advice and service.”
— Donald & Karen N. Menomonie, WI
“Working with an independent agent for our Medicare insurance was new to us. They took care of all the legwork and were very helpful. SMS was able to put us with the right company, keep our coverage the same and save us on expenses.”
— James & Nidia W. Albion, MI
“I appreciate that when I have called with questions or concerns, my call is answered promptly and my questions answered completely. I would recommend Senior Market Solutions to friends and family as a very reliable and dependable company.”