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Medicare Supplement Insurance

There certain supplemental insurance plans provided by the private companiesand they are supposed to fill the gaps in the original Medicare policies. Onlythose who have the original Medicare policy can apply for these plans. In this text, wewill explain why these supplemental plans are needed. There is a need forsupplemental insurance plans because there are gaps in the original Medicarepolicy and this means that you will have to pay for some fees that are notincluded in the original policy. Supplemental plans correct these gaps andthere is no room for the appearance of certain costs on the bill that are notcovered by the insurance policy. There are several plans available and theyprovide certain benefits, but we will talk more about this a bit later. As we have said, you will need the original Medicare policy and those are A andB parts. Insurance company's premiums need to be paid along with the monthly feesfor the Medicare B part premium. Also, you should know that better rates are available forthose who apply for the supplemental plan during the 30 day window followingthe acquisition of the original Medicare policy. There are 12 supplementalplans available and they are in the total control of the private insurancecompanies. The government has brought a law that these plans need to bestandardized, so they provide the same benefits in every insurance company.They are marked by letters going from A to the L, so when we say standardized,this means that L insurance provides the same benefits in each insurancecompany. Plans of payment and benefits differ from plan to plan, and the gapmade by the Medicare policy can be crossed with these plans.


As for what can be expected from these plans, we have said that they arestandardized but there are some differences between the benefits provided by different companies for the same plan, and they refer to the premiums that can differ. While the A plan provides the basic benefits, the B plangives more benefits and it includes the deductibles of the A plan. The benefitsincluded in the C plan and those of the B plan are foreign travel emergency,fees associated with blood, hospital costs and fees for an experienced nursingcoinsurance. The plan D has extras such as home remedy, while the E plan includesthe facility fees and preventive care, which are not included in the plan D.Next is the F plan, which is usually taken by those who visit doctors who do notgo along with the Medicare project. Plan G has home recovery option, while planH covers the use of drugs. Plan I includes home recovery and excess charge forthe doctor, whereas the J plan, which requires the most money, gives all benefitsprovided by the Medicare plans. Higher deductibles, lower rates and basicbenefits are what plans L and K provide and they will cover large amounts ofmoney. They are not very common at this point because they have been introducedjust recently.

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