Senior Health Insurance Articles

Welcome to our senior health insurance articles page. Here we will keep you posted on news and information regarding Medicare, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, Part D drug coverage and general senior health insurance issues

Blue Shield Medigap

Blue Shield Medigap plans offer additional benefits not covered under traditional Medicare. You will want to think of Medigap as insurance you buy to cover all things that traditional Medicare does not cover. It is supposed to fill in the Medicare GAPS

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Blue Cross Medigap Supplemental Insurance

Blue Cross Medigap programs are intended only for people age 65 or older, who are enrolled in both Parts A and B of Medicare. Call Medicoverage at 888-285-MEDI for complete information, including rates, conditions, limitations and exclusions of coverage.

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Medigap vs Medicare Advantage: Which is the Best Medicare Supplement?

For many seniors considering health care, the pivotal question is in deciding between Medigap vs Medicare Advantage.

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Senior Health Plan: The Keys to Medicare and Medigap Coverage

The senior health plan landscape can be split into two main categories: Medicare and Medigap. All seniors age 65 and older are eligible for Medicare, but because Medicare doesn’t cover all of the services that many seniors need, Medigap (also called Medicare Supplemental Insurance) exists to fill in the gaps.

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Medigap Cost: Finding the Right Price for Medicare Supplemental Insurance

What does Medigap cost? Figuring this out requires a little education, and some old-fashioned research. Below you will find a breakdown of how all Medigap plans are priced, and how to find the best price where you live.

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Medigap Compare: A Quick Comparison of Medigap Plans

Doing a Medigap compare can be tricky, but a little basic information can illuminate the key differences in all Medigap plans. Understanding these differences will allow you to make an informed purchase of the Medigap plan that fits your needs.

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Medicare Supplement Comparison in 4 Easy Steps

You can run a Medicare supplement comparison immediately here, plus you can also read the whole article and be better prepared to select the right Medigap plan for you.

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Medigap Changes Coming June 1st

Important changes are coming to the landscape of Medicap plans starting on June 1st, 2010.  Here we explain the key changes in detail.

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Medicare Supplemental Insurance Plans

Here is a summary of the Medicare supplemental insurance plans; aka Medigap plans, from A through L.  This is especially helpful for folks who don’t like to read charts, as all benefits are listed in text form.

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Medicare Supplement Quotes

Finding Medicare supplement quotes does not have to be a painful process.  Read through our simple guide and be on your way.

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Medicare Part D Insurance

We sort out the facts on the newest member of the Medicare family for seniors:  prescription drug coverage.

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Dental Insurance for Seniors

Let us help you find dental insurance for seniors in 4 basic steps.

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Senior Medical Insurance

Senior medical insurance is often called “Medigap” insurance and is designed to fill in the gaps left by Medicare, which is not comprehensive.

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Health Insurance:  Medicare Supplemental AKA Medigap

Health Insurance:  Medicare Supplemental.  What is it and how can you get it?  Read on to find out.

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Senior Health Insurance Programs

Senior health insurance programs are available to fill the gaps left by Medicare.  We can help you understand them.

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Medicare Part D Explained

Medicare Part D is a new drug benefit designed to help seniors pay for the cost of their prescription medications. The program is part of the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003.

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LTC: Insurance when you need it most

Most wealthy individuals have put a lot of time and effort into building their estate, and often spend a great deal of money protecting their property with insurance policies. Many of these people, however, fail to protect one of their most valuable assets: the ability to work and earn a living.

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Discovering Affordable Senior Health Insurance Options

Not knowing where and when to find affordable senior health insurance can be frustrating for many people. The fact that insurance information is confusing and full of industry jargon only further serves to aggravate the situation.

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