What are some popular Medicare supplement policies?


Quick Answer

Plan F is the most popular Medicare supplement policy, according to Consumer Reports and U.S. News. It is one of 10 Medigap standardized benefits packages that are offered in the United States, including plans A, B, C, D, G, K, L, M and N.

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Medicare supplement policies, or Medigap plans, pick up a predetermined share of medical bills not covered by Medicare. Plan F essentially pays for everything that Medicare does not cover. Just as with any insurance, the more expenses a plan picks up, the higher the premium cost is.

The benefits of each individual Medigap policy are universal across all insurance companies, so Plan F offers the same benefits no matter who the provider is. A variety of insurance companies carry Medigap plans. Some of the more popular companies are AARP, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Genworth Life & Annuity, and United of Omaha.

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