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The Benefits of a
Medicare Supplement Plan

This section of the website is here to help you learn more about standardized Medicare supplement insurance plans and how they might fit your needs.

There's a lot to think about when it comes to making choices about your health insurance, so finding a plan for your needs both now, and in the future, is very important. Explore some of the important benefits of Medicare supplement plans below.

Why Choose Medicare Supplement Insurance?


You have a choice of plans to meet your needs and budget now and in the future.


Choose any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare patients.


You may visit any specialist who accepts Medicare patients with no need for referrals.


Your coverage travels with you anywhere within the U.S.


You get help paying out-of-pocket expenses such as copays and deductibles. Help with these expenses makes it easier to manage your health care costs.

Glossary of Terms

Medicare supplement insurance plans: Insurance that you buy from a private insurance company that pays for some of the cost sharing in Medicare Parts A and B coverage. Medicare supplement insurance is available in up to 10 standardized insurance plans. Each plan is named with a letter of the alphabet. In Massachusetts, Minnesota and Wisconsin there are different standardized plan options available.

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Enrolling in a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan

View the video to help you make more informed decisions when it comes to your healthcare needs.