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Medigap Plan B
Medigap Plan B is a low-premium option for Medicare supplemental insurance. A premium is a monthly fee paid for continued coverage. This and all supplemental plans are not intended to provide additional coverage—they instead cover the additional costs of Original Medicare.
Medigap Plan B Coverage
Medigap Plan B covers a variety of Original Medicare costs. These costs include:
- Medicare Part B copayments/coinsurance
- The first three pints of blood for transfusion
- Medicare Part A deductible and hospital expenses/coinsurance up to 365 days
- Part A hospice care copayment/coinsurance
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Medigap Plan B Cost
Medigap Plan B has a lower monthly premium than many other Medicare supplemental insurance plans. It is a great option for those who need basic costs covered without paying for things you may not use.
Your monthly premium for Medigap Plan B depends on the provider you choose. While all companies offer the same coverage, your health, age, and location may adjust costs.
Medigap Plan B Comparison
Compared to other plans, Medigap Plan B offers basic necessary coverage. It has slightly more coverage than Plan A, as it also covers your Medicare Part A deductible. It does not cover:
- Part B Deductible
- Skilled Nursing Care Facility Coinsurance
- Part B Excess Charges
- Foreign Travel Emergency Care
If you feel you need these costs covered, you may want to consider a different Medigap plan. If you are not concerned about these costs, then Medigap Plan B is a great option for you.
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