North Dakota Medicare Supplement Plans
North Dakota is the 19th largest state in area but the 4th smallest in population with a number of 755,000 residents. Seniors (age 65 and up) make up 14% of the states total population.
North Dakota Quick Medicare Facts
- There are about 118,900 North Dakota residents are covered under Medicare (2015, kff.org).
- Approximately, 49,000 beneficiaries are enrolled in a North Dakota Medicare Supplement Plan or “Medigap” policy (2015, AHIP.org).
- The most popular North Dakota Medicare Supplement Plans are Plan F, G, and J (2015, AHIP.org).
North Dakota Medicare Supplement Plans is private insurance coverage that helps pay out-of-pocket Medicare-related expenses such as copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. Each individual with Medicare Parts A and B have the option to purchase and enroll in a Medicare Supplement. The best time to enroll in a Medicare Supplement is during the Medigap Open Enrollment Period. This period begins the month you turn 65 or older and enrolled in Medicare Part B. This is the best time to enroll because you can not be denied due to pre-existing conditions or be subject to medical underwriting. Like most states, North Dakota has ten standardized Medicare Supplement Plans available.