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Medicare Advantage plans are offered by private companies that have the coverage of Medicare Parts A and B along with additional benefits that often include prescription drug coverage, while Medigap plans supplement Medi... More »

Characteristics of the best Medigap plans include their ability to pay for the most services Medicare doesn't cover and their inexpensive pricing method, according to Consumer Reports. Because companies carrying Medigap ... More »

The Medigap open enrollment period is a six-month period when interested parties can buy any Medigap policy provided in the state, even if the interested party has health problems. The open enrollment period occurs once ... More »

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