When should I apply for a Medicare supplement policy?
If you are 65 or older and elect coverage under Medicare Part B, either due to age or disability, you have a six-month open enrollment for a Medicare supplement policy, which guarantees you coverage with a plan and company of your choice. You may choose from a list of standardized plans – listed as A through L. If you do not purchase a plan within your six-month open enrollment, any company you apply to can deny coverage based on your health conditions. There are some limited additional open enrollment periods available to some persons disenrolling from a Medicare health maintenance organization (HMO).

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1. What is Medicare supplement insurance?
2. When should I apply for a Medicare supplement policy?
3. Do Medicare supplement policies cover prescription drugs?
4. What are Medicare advantage plans?
5. What are Medicare select plans?