Three Things to Know About Medicare Supplement If You Want to Save 20%

1. Medicare Supplement plans protect you from medical costs.

Medicare Supplement plans (also called Medigap plans) are offered through private insurers to help you pay for costs that Medicare Parts A and B don’t cover.

2. Benefits of Medicare Supplement plans are standardized.

Medicare Supplement plan “F” offers the most comprehensive coverage – and all “F” plans offer the same coverage, though premiums for “F” plans may differ from one insurer to another.

3. You may be...

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Medicare Open Enrollment Television Ad – “Open”: 15-Seconds (Friends)

Open to lower Medicare costs or extra benefits? Medicare Open Enrollment—October 15 to December 7—is your time to compare 2018 plans and see what’s best for you. Plans change every year; so can your health needs. So be open-minded and look at everything, including prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage Plans from private insurers. Use the tools at medicare.gov, or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227; TTY: 1-877-486-2048).

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The real numbers on Obama care and Medicare

President Obama promised that Obamacare would reduce the cost of health insurance, right? He said, "Under plan, if you like your current health insurance, nothing is going to change, except your costs will go down by as much as $2,500 per year," said Obama in 2008. The law, was just like Romneycare in Massachusetts, it would magically eliminate the mythical "free-rider problem" by massively subsidizing health spending for the lower middle class.

The Office of the Actuary in the Centers for...

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Medicare Supplemental Plans Cost

Medicare supplemental plans cost varies. Medicare supplemental plans and costs in your area can be compared by calling 1-866-360-2499 M-F 8:30a.m.-5:30p.m. (CST) Medicare supplemental plans is also known as Medigap plans. Medigap is extra health insurance that you buy from a private company to pay health care costs not covered by Original Medicare, such as co-payments and deductibles.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Television Ad – “Open”: 30-Seconds

It’s Medicare Open Enrollment—October 15 to December 7. Time to open your laptop and visit medicare.gov to see all your 2018 Medicare plan choices. Many people find lower costs, extra benefits or coverage that better fits their changing health needs. So be open-minded—look at everything, including prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans from private insurers. Open to something better? Start today! Use the Plan Finder to help you compare coverage, cost and quality:...

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Medicare Open Enrollment Television Ad – “Open”: 15-Seconds

Open to lower Medicare costs or extra benefits? Medicare Open Enrollment—October 15 to December 7—is your time to compare 2018 plans and see what’s best for you. Plans change every year; so can your health needs. So be open-minded and look at everything, including prescription drug plans and Medicare Advantage Plans from private insurers. Use the tools at medicare.gov, or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227; TTY: 1-877-486-2048).

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Government Says 2015 Medicare Payments To Insurers To Rise

The U.S. government on Monday said that final payments to private health insurers for 2015 private Medicare Advantage plans would rise 0.4 percent for the average plan compared with a proposed cut of 1.9 percent. During a news briefing, the health agency said that costs for Medicare health services continued to drop and that it now expected a decline of 3.4 percent versus the 1.9 percent on which it initially based its payments. In addition, the agency said that it would delay other changes to...

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