Medigap Plan G – Medicare Supplement
|Part A Hospital Coinsurance||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|365 Hospital Reserve Days||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Part B coinsurance||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||50%||75%||Yes||Yes|
|Benefit for Blood||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||50%||75%||Yes||Yes|
|Skilled Nursing Facility||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||50%||75%||Yes||Yes|
|Part A deductible||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||50%||75%||50%||Yes|
|Part B deductible||No||No||Yes||No||Yes||No||No||No||No||No|
|Part B excess||No||No||No||No||Yes||Yes||No||No||No||No|
|Foreign Travel Benefit||No||No||80%||80%||80%||80%||No||No||80%||80%|
2017 data – Table Source
What is Medigap Plan G?
Medigap Plan G has many benefits including Part A coinsurance and hospital costs up to an additional 365 days after Medicare benefits are used up, Part B coinsurance or co-payment, first three pints of blood, Part A hospice care coinsurance or co-payment, 80% of foreign travel emergency exchange and skilled nursing facility care benefits. It however, does not include the Medicare Part B deductible. This should be taken into consideration before choosing a plan.
If you do not mind assuming risk for the Part B deductible then this could be the right plan for you.
Plan G also includes coverage for home-based recovery care and covers 100% of Medicare Part B excess charges.
It can be difficult to determine which plan is right for you, and not all insurance carriers offer all of the Medicare Supplement Plans. Most insurance carriers offer a variety of plans, and our licensed sales agents can help you shop around for the plan that will best fit your needs and budget.