What Does Medicare Supplement Plan B Cover? Medigap Plan B


In this video, I will be going through what Medigap Plan B covers. Medigap Plan B is not to be confused with Medicare Part B. Medicare Part B is your doctor insurance when you’re on Medicare. Medigap Plan B is one of the many supplements available to you that enables you to get full coverage. Does Plan B cover hospital visits? Plan B covers the 20% not covered by Medicare and it pays the inpatient hospital deductible. Does Plan B cover skilled nursing facilities? Medicare covers your first 20 days at 100%. For days 21-100 the patient is responsible for any remaining fees. Does Medigap Plan B cover hospice care? If you have Medicare Part A and meet certain conditions, your hospice care is covered. If you have Medigap Plan B it pays the $5 outpatient prescription co-payment in addition to the 5% of the Medicare approved amount for inpatient respite care. Does Medigap Plan B cover doctor visits? Plan B covers the 20% not covered by Medicare. Your out-of-pocket is the part B deductible paid once a year. Medigap Plan B does not cover excess charges. If your doctor, provider or supplier accepts the Medicare approved payment amount as payment in full for service they provided, then they agree not to bill you any additional charges for the service they provided. This only applies to Medicare Part B services and can be no more than 15% of the balance. Does Plan B cover foreign travel? Medigap Plan B does not cover foreign travel. Hi, my name is Chad Cason, and I specialize in helping people that are 65 and older that are going on Medicare or already on medicare, figure out which Supplemental Health Insurance is right for them. If you have any questions about any of the Medigap Plans or want rates on plans in your area, Feel free to contact me by email or phone and I’ll be more than happy to help you. In the description below this video there will be some other links to some of the other videos that I’ve done on all of the Medigap Plans. So, I look forward to hearing from you, and thank you for watching.

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