Caregiver Tips: Medicare Supplement Insurance
Help your loved one decide if a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan may be a good choice for them.
Before you talk to your loved one about their health coverage needs, it may be a good idea to learn how the parts of Medicare work together.
You may also want to read these tips for talking to loved ones about health care decisions.
All insurance plans are not the same — they may differ in the types of benefits they offer. Ask your family member or friend what kind of health care needs they'd like coverage for to determine if a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan may be right for them.
Consider asking your loved one these questions:
- Are you interested in benefits for stays in a skilled nursing facility?
- Do you want benefits for extended hospital care?
- Do you want to choose your own doctors and hospitals?
- Do you want coverage that travels with you throughout the United States?
Learn about Medicare enrollment windows and timing to avoid late enrollment penalties or being denied coverage.
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