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the difference between medicare advantage and medigap

The Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medigap Insurance Plans

Two of the most commonly chosen options for individual Medicare benefits are Medicare Advantage and Medigap insurance plans. Medicare Supplement Insurance (also referred to as Medigap) is purchased to be the secondary payer for Original Medicare (Parts A and B), while Medicare Advantage plans are selected to provide an alternative to Original Medicare. Please note …

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Choosing Your Medicare Coverage: Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Choosing Your Medicare Coverage: Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

Navigating Medicare plan options and selecting the right coverage for your needs can be challenging. If you’re nearing the time when you’re considering your options, it is a good idea to have a basic understanding of what Medicare plans are available, and how benefits and costs can vary. From comparing benefits to weighing coverage options, …

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5 Biggest Mistakes Individuals Should Avoid When Enrolling in Medicare

5 Biggest Mistakes Individuals Should Avoid When Enrolling in Medicare

Turning 65 and becoming eligible for Medicare can sneak up on you quickly, and, if not properly prepared for, enrollment can be confusing.  With enrollment deadlines, potential penalties and numerous coverage options available, understanding the process and products are crucial in making the right decision for your Medicare benefits. Medicare is a complex program, but …

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