Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a Medigap Policy
Buying a Medigap policy is an important decision. Only you can decide if a Medigap policy is the way for you to supplement Original Medicare coverage and which Medigap policy to choose. Shop carefully. Compare available Medigap policies to see which one meets your needs. As you shop for a Medigap policy, keep in mind that different insurance companies may charge different amounts for exactly the same Medigap policy, and not all insurance companies offer all of the Medigap policies.
Below is a step-by-step guide to help you buy a Medigap policy.
STEP 1: Decide which benefits you want, then decide which of the Medigap Plans A through N meet your needs.
STEP 2: Find out which insurance companies sell Medigap policies in your state.
STEP 3: Call the insurance companies that sell the Medigap policies you’re interested in and compare costs.
STEP 4: Buy the Medigap policy.