What is covered by Medicare supplemental insurance?

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Where and how much will it cost?

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I have a Medicare supplement policy through Humana which costs me $71/mo. So far it has picked up the cost of everything that Medicare has not. My prescriptions are mail order through RightSource and has cost me $00. Go to the Medicare website and click on supplemental polices and it will bring up several to choose from.
Medicare supplemental insurance is used to help pay your Medicare deductibles, copayments and coinsurance. A Medigap insurance policy (also called Medigap supplemental insurance or Medicare supplemental plans) helps pay the "gap" between what Original Medicare (Medicare Parts A and B) pays for your health care and what you pay out of your own pocket.

The above is copied from http://www.ehealthmedicare.com/medicare-supplement/ which has a lot of helpful information about these plans. Costs for these plans vary a lot according to the extent of coverage. Finding ones in your area can be done by going to the Medicare site and searching there:
http://www.medicare.gov/find-a-plan/questions/medigap-home.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

"Plan D" is a separate kind of insurance that helps cover the cost of prescription medications, and these plans can also be found for your area by going to the Medicare.gov site http://www.medicare.gov/part-d/index.html.

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