Medicare Supplement Insurance in Alabama

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Alabama Medicare Supplement

Medicare beneficiaries in Alabama have several Medicare plan options, including Medicare Supplement Insurance (also called Medigap), which can help provide coverage for many of the out-of-pocket expenses that come along with Medicare Part A and Part B.

These costs can include Medicare deductibles, copayments, coinsurance and more, some of which may be covered by a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan.  

Alabama Medigap plans

There are up to 10 different Medicare Supplement Insurance plans available in Alabama, and each one offers its own standardized set of benefits. Each plan is labeled with a letter for easy identification: Plan A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M and N.

At the end of 2016, almost 200,000 people in Alabama were enrolled in a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan.1 That figure accounted for around 28 percent of all Original Medicare beneficiaries in the state.2

Medigap Plan B was the most popular plan in Alabama as of 2016, accounting for more than half of all Alabama Medicare Supplement Insurance enrollees.1 

Medigap Plan F offers coverage for all nine standardized Medigap benefits. The benefits that you might find in a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan F in Alabama include coverage for:

Please visit MedicareSupplement.com to learn more about your Medigap plan options in Alabama.

Alabama Medicare Supplement Insurance plans vs. Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare beneficiaries in Alabama have the option to enroll in either a Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement Insurance plan.

While a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan works alongside Original Medicare coverage, a Medicare Advantage plan (Medicare Part C) works as an alternative option to Original Medicare.

Medicare Supplement Insurance and Medicare Advantage plans are very different. You may not have a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan and a Medicare Advantage plan at the same time.

Medicare Advantage plans provide the same benefits as Original Medicare, and some plans may offer some additional benefits such as:

Starting in 2019, Medicare Advantage plans may offer even more additional benefits, such as grab bars for home bathrooms and meal delivery.

To learn more about Medicare Advantage plan options in Alabama or wherever you live, speak with a licensed insurance agent today by calling TTY Users: 711 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

1 AHIP. State of Medigap 2018 Trends in Enrollment and Demographics. (June 2018). Retrieved from https://www.ahip.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/State_of_Medigap18_FINAL.pdf.

2 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Total Medicare Enrollment: Total, Original Medicare, and Medicare Advantage and Other Health Plan Enrollment and Resident Population, by Area of Residence, Calendar Year 2016. Retrieved from https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/CMSProgramStatistics/2016/Downloads/MDCR_ENROLL_AB/2016_CPS_MDCR_ENROLL_AB_2.pdf