Therefore, we conducted a sensitivity analysis using this plan as the Medigap
More retirees are feeling financial comfortable and they value the added choice and options available when they have Medigap
coverage as a supplement to their Medicare coverage," Slome adds.
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Jesse Slome, AAMSI's director, says the number of people with Medicare supplement insurance coverage, which is also known as Medigap
coverage, has increased 7.
Be aware of the underwriting terms of the Medigap
policy their customer is purchasing because this has implications for the future: Premiums are increasing.
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Lobbyists and aides have said negotiators discussed requiring Medigap
beneficiaries to pay $250 out of pocket, which proponents say would discourage people from unneeded medical expenses.
The reformers do have their knives out for Medigap
products: Some would like to kill the plans that do the most to protect the enrollees from out-of-pocket costs, based on the principle that protecting patients against "skin in the game" encourages them to turn seeing doctors into a hobby.
The fact that the lion's share of our clients opt for the more traditional and significantly more expensive Medigap
plans goes to show that not all beneficiaries make their decisions based on price.
Therefore, seniors who sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan don't need a Medigap
policy and, often, don't need to buy a Part D plan, either.
The federal government does not sell or service insurance, but regulates the coverage offered by Medigap
As a result, insurance policies, called Medigap
policies or Medicare supplement policies, are available to cover required coinsurance payments, copayments, and deductibles.