Buying a Medigap (Medicare Supplement Insurance) Policy - Medicare and You - A Guide to MedicareMedicare Supplements fill the gaps in your Original Medicare 1. Where do I start? Newsletter Sign-up. Buying a Medigap Medicare Supplement Insurance Policy The Original Medicare Plan pays for many health care services and supplies, but there are many costs it doesn't cover. To help cover extra health care costs, you might want to buy a Medigap Policy.
How to Choose a Medigap Policy
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For those enrolling in traditional Medicare, buying a supplemental insurance policy covers the substantial gaps left by deductibles and co-payments. By Christopher J. People who are enrolling in traditional Medicare should buy a supplemental insurance policy to cover the substantial gaps left by deductibles and co-payments, according to consumer advocates. But choosing a private Medigap plan can be daunting. That's what Joyce Katen discovered when she turned 65 in May.