Nebraska Medicare Supplement Plans
The state of Nebraska is located in the middle of the United States and is home to vast stretches of farmland. Nebraska is the 37th most populous state with an estimated 1.9 million residents with seniors (ages 65 and older) making up 15% of its total population.
Nebraska Medicare Facts
- Around 313,000 individuals are covered under Medicare (2015, kff.org).
- Approximately, 162,000 beneficiaries are enrolled in a Nebraska Medicare Supplement Plan or “Medigap” policy (2015, AHIP.org).
- The most popular Nebraska Medicare Supplement Plans are Plan F, G, and N (2015, AHIP.org).
Nebraska residents covered under Original Medicare (Parts A and B), have the option to enroll in a Nebraska Medicare Supplement Plan (Medigap) to help cover the out-of-pocket costs that Original Medicare does not cover. Just like most states, Nebraska has ten standardized Medicare Supplement Plans. The best time for Nebraska residents to enroll in a Medicare Supplement is during the Medigap Open Enrollment Period.