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Medicare Supplement Plans (Medigap)

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Original Medicare only covers 80% of your Medicare expenses. So you are responsible to pay 20% of Medicare bills. However, when you buy a Medigap Plan, it covers your 20% of Medicare bills. This includes Part A (hospital coverage) deductible of $1484 in 2021.

Read the following blog posts for more information about Medigap Plans including their many benefits.

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Medicare Summary Notice MSN

Your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) Your Medicare Summary Notice (MSN) shows Medicare Part A and Part B covered services for people with Original Medicare. It is not a bill. If you receive an MSN, it will list all the Medicare-billed services and supplies from the last 3-month period. Furthermore, it summarizes what Medicare paid and […]

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Does Medicare cover cataract surgery?

According to, Medicare does cover cataract surgery “using traditional surgical techniques or using lasers.” Furthermore, if you have cataract surgery to implant an “intraocular lens,” Medicare helps you pay for corrective lenses. For example, Medicare part B pays 80% of the cost for corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses after cataract surgery. So what is cataract […]

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Medicare Foreign Travel Coverage

Medicare may provide foreign travel coverage outside the United States. To qualify for coverage, special circumstances apply. Otherwise, Medicare will not cover your health care outside the US. Medicare Foreign Travel Coverage Medicare may pay for services you get on board a ship within the US’s territorial waters. For example, you take a vacation aboard […]

Medicare 2021 October Stories

Medicare Stories Medicare stories published in October 2020 about Medicare changes in 2021.

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Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement

Compare Advantage Vs Medicare Supplement The Medicare 2021 chart below compares Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement. This chart shows positive (green), negative (red), and equal value (black). Medicare Supplement works with Original Medicare, so it provides you with nationwide coverage and access to any doctor and hospital without referrals. However, Medicare Advantage provides you with […]

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Best Medicare Supplement Plan 2021

What is the Best Medicare Supplement Plan for 2021? With 2021 fast approaching, Robert Bache gives his recommendation for the best Medicare Supplement Plan. Medicare Open Enrollment, also called Annual Election Period (AEP), begins October 15 and ends December 7, 2020. Watch the video to discover which Medicare Plan Robert Bache recommends for the upcoming […]

Switch Medigap Plans

Get a Medigap Plan for less money In this MedicareBob video, Robert Bache explains when you can switch Medigap Plans and save money. Watch the video and find out when you can shop for Medicare Supplement insurance. Moreover, discover how Medicare standardized lettered plans make it easy for you to compare prices. For example, you […]

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