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Medigap Plan B


Medicare Supplement Plan B offers the same benefits as Plan A; however, it’ll also include coverage on the Part A hospital deductible.

Medicare Supplement Plan B Coverage

Plan B offers coverage for the Part A deductible, Part A coinsurance, Part B coinsurance or copayment, and first 3 pints of blood. The coverage chart below lists all the benefits included in Plan B.

Medigap Plan B is best suited for

  • Those in good health
  • Don’t travel outside the U.S.
  • Looking for lower premiums
  • Are not concerned about out of pocket costs if hospitalized

Medicare Supplement Plan B Comparison Chart for 2021

Medicare Supplement Plan B Comparison Chart for 2021

How Much Does Medigap Plan B Cost?

The average cost of Plan B is around $110-$210 per month. Your premium depends on several different factors. Many factors will impact how much you pay monthly for your Medigap plan. This is why we have to speak with you on the phone to give you accurate quotes.

Does Medigap Plan B Include Prescription Drug Coverage?

Plan B will cover the cost of prescriptions that are administered in an outpatient setting. For coverage on prescription drugs you pick up at the pharmacy, you’ll need to enroll in Part D.

Is Medigap Plan B and Medicare Part B the Same?

You may have heard of Part B, it’s common to get these two confused; however, simplifying the information can help. Medicare has a way of making things as clear as mud. Part B and Plan B are two separate things.

Plan B is a Medicare Supplement policy that helps beneficiaries with healthcare costs. You’ll use the word “plan” when referring to a Medigap plan.

How to Enroll in Medigap Plan B

You can enroll in Plan B as soon as your Part B is in effect. You'll have 6 months to do so with guaranteed issue. However, you can enroll anytime outside your Open Enrollment window.

You have different needs than your neighbor; so, it makes sense that you’d be suitable for a different plan. When you work with our agents, you’ll have a team of Medicare knowledgeable people ready to help you at any time. 

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Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare expert for MedicareFAQ. She has been working in the Medicare industry since 2017. She is featured in many publications as well as writes regularly for other expert columns regarding Medicare. You can also find her over on our Medicare Channel on YouTube as well as contributing to our Medicare Community on Facebook.

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