An insurance policy that is not being sponsored by the government is what the Medigap policy is all about. This is one way for private companies to be able to bridge the gap that an ordinary Medicare policy is not able to give. It is the non government agencies that will be able to provide the benefits that this insurance is offering. Another term for this insurance is Medicare Supplement Insurance which can be great in filling the gap of your Medicare policy. If you would want to avail of a Medigap policy then you have to make sure that you are under a Medicare policy already. Whenever it is a Medigap policy is what you would want to have then you can choose from among the twelve different plans available. The plans that you are able to get are combo plans that will be a great addition to your Medicare policy.
If you are already insured under a Medicare Advantage Plan then you are not qualified to avail for a Medigap policy anymore. You also need to remember that if someone sells it to you then that is considered to be illegal. Except for states Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Wisconsin that you are able to get the same insurance package when opting for this policy. It is policies M and N that is beg added since the plans E, H, I and J are not available.
When looking at getting this type of policy then you need to make sure that you will know the coverage that they have. The plan A through J have the same benefits. The plan A will have your insurance coverage covered for another 365 days after your Medicare policy expired. It is also your appareled Medicare expenses that 20 percent of it will be covered under the part B. It is also under this policy that three pints of blood each year will also be covered.
If the coinsurance part A will expire the it will still be covereds for another 365 days once you will choose the plan K. It is also plan K that will be covering things like half of the hospital expenses shared between the Medicare and Medigap policy, first three pints of blood every year and co-payments under part B policy. It is also plan K that will be covering 10 percent coverage of coinsurance for preventive service that falls under part b.
If you take a look at plan L then it is the one that will be covering 3/4 of the total expenses that fall under plan K. Plan L is also the en that will be covering your plan A after it expires for another 365 days. It is also plan C through J that will be covering Foreign Travel Emergencies.