What is Medicare Supplement?

Medicare Supplement policies (also known as Medigap plans) help fill in gaps in Original Medicare coverage such as co-pays and deductibles for hospitalization, doctor visits and other medical services. Although these plans may cost more than Medicare Advantage plans, after paying the plan premium, there are few if any extra out-of-pocket expenses.

Medicare does not cover all health care bills.

Medicare has deductibles and co-payments for some services.

The insured is responsible for paying the costs of services not covered by Medicare.