Medicare Supplement Insurance in Washington, D.C.

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District of Columbia Medicare Supplement

Medicare beneficiaries in Washington, D.C. have several Medicare plan options, such as enrolling in a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan (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 premiums, deductibles, copayments, coinsurance and more.

You can also learn more about Medicare Supplement Plans in the District of Columbia by speaking with a licensed insurance agent at

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Washington, D.C. Medigap plans

There are 10 Medicare Supplement Insurance plans available in Washington, D.C., and each type of plan offers a standardized set of benefits. Each plan is labeled with a letter: Plan A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, or N.

In 2016, nearly 10,000 people in Washington, D.C. were enrolled in a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan, which accounted for nearly 13 percent of all Original Medicare beneficiaries in the district at the time.1

As is the case in most states, Plan F was the most popular plan in the District of Columbia as of 2016, accounting for about 63 percent of all D.C. Medicare Supplement Insurance enrollees. Plan F offers the most comprehensive coverage of all Medigap plans.

The benefits that you would find in a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan F in Washington, D.C. include coverage for:

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Washington, D.C. Medicare Supplement Insurance plans vs. Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare beneficiaries in Washington, D.C. have the option to enroll 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 Advantage plans provide the same benefits as Original Medicare, and some plans may offer some additional benefits such as prescription drug coverage.


1 AHIP. State of Medigap 2018 Trends in Enrollment and Demographics. (June 2018). Retrieved from

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