Medicare Supplement Insurance in Rhode Island

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Rhode Island Medicare Supplement

Medicare beneficiaries in Rhode Island 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.  

Rhode Island Medigap plans

There are up to 10 different Medicare Supplement Insurance plans available in Rhode Island, 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, nearly 48,000 people in Rhode Island were enrolled in a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan.1 That figure accounted for around 36 percent of all Original Medicare beneficiaries in the state.2

Plan C was the most popular plan in Rhode Island as of 2016, accounting for about 48 percent of all Rhode Island Medicare Supplement Insurance enrollees.1

The benefits that you might find in a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan in Rhode Island can include coverage for:

Please visit to learn more about your Medigap plan options in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Medicare Supplement Insurance plans vs. Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare beneficiaries in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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

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