Having a supplemental health insurance plan is important for individuals who receive their health coverage through Medicare — in many cases, the supplemental health care policy is just as important as the primary Medicare policy!
Here are just a few reasons why more people are starting to purchase Medicare supplement insurance plans after purchasing Medicare:
First off, it’s important to note that Medicare doesn’t cover every medical need that many aging Americans face. Medicare plans typically only cover the basic costs of medical care, while the supplemental plans provide extra coverage for more specific needs.
These supplemental insurance plans are often called “Medigap” policies because they provide coverage for the “gap” of medical expenses that Medicare policies don’t cover.