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All About Medicare Supplement Plan G Benefits

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Learn the benefits of Medicare Supplement Plan G, and get answers to commonly asked questions.
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Medicare Supplement — or Medigap — Plan G covers all the benefits of Plan F, with the exception of the Part B annual deductible.

Medicare Supplement Plan G is the most comprehensive Medigap plan available to beneficiaries new to Medicare on or after Jan. 1, 2020.

What Is Medicare Supplement Plan G?

Medigap Plan G covers all the costs that Original Medicare does not pay. However, you will still be responsible for the Part B deductible.

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Plan G Benefits

This Medigap Plan G benefits chart explains the following:

  • Medicare Part A benefits cover inpatient costs: coinsurance and deductibles for hospital, hospice and skilled nursing facilities.

  • Medicare Part B benefits cover outpatient costs: excess charges and coinsurance for medical doctors, screenings and equipment.

  • Foreign Travel benefits cover emergencies outside the U.S.

  • Blood benefits cover the first 3 pints of blood each calendar year.

Medicare Supplement Plan G FAQs

What is high-deductible Medicare Supplement/Medigap Plan G?

Some states offer a high deductible – $2,490 in 2022 – for Medigap Plan G. You must pay this out-of-pocket amount before Plan G can pay anything.

Does Plan G have foreign travel benefits?

Yes, Medicare Supplement Plan G provides you with emergency foreign travel coverage up to $50,000 with a $250 annual deductible. 

Plan F vs. Plan G: What are the differences?

The annual expense of Medigap Plan G can cost you less than Plan F. The first difference is that Plan G generally costs less per month. Second, the combined expense of Part B deductible and the lower Plan G premiums can cost you less per year than Plan F.

How much are Plan G premiums?

Plan G premium costs vary depending on where you live, your gender and your tobacco usage. Generally, Plan G premiums cost less than Plan F.

Call Senior Healthcare Direct at 1-833-463-3262, TTY 711, to shop Medicare Supplement Plan G and get the benefits you need.


LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The above is meant to be strictly educational and not intended to provide medical advice or solicit the sales of an insurance product or service of any kind.

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