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Who was the very first Medicare beneficiary?

  very first medicare beneficiary was Harry S. Truman, the thirty-third President of the United States

What is a medicare supplement and a medicare replacement?

Medicare supplement pays part or all of your deductibles and copays  that you have with Medicare parts A and B. A "Medicare replacement"  is actually Medicare advantage. The

I understand when Medicare is primary and when Medicare is secondary. What is the difference in coverage between a Medicare Supplement and Medicare as a secondary insurer?

If you have a Medicare Supplement then the provider will bill Original Medicare first. At that time Medicare will pay the allowable amount and then return an explanation of be

Which is better medicare advantage or medicare supplement?

The answer is really based on an individuals personal circumstances. Each type of coverage has various pro's and con's. The biggest difference is that a Medicare Supplement i

Who has the best and cheapest medicare supplement coverage?

The "best" Medicare coverage depends on your individual medical needs. In other words the best plan for you may be a bad plan for someone else. Medicare regulates the plans of

How many people enrolled in medicare supplement plans?

As a former nursing home Social Services and Admissions director and current hospital employee I would not recommend going on a medicare replacement policy. Insurance companie

Do you need a health plan supplement when you have Medicare?

Yes. It depends on what is covered in your Medicare plan. There are supplemental insurance programs, like MediGap and other additional options provided either by Medicare itse

What is the deadline for choosing a supplemental insurance plan if you are on Medicare?

6 months prior and 6 months after your Medicare Part B effect month is your guaranteed issue period. During that time you can join a Medicare supplement plan without answering