South Carolina Medicare Supplement Plans
South Carolina is the 40th most extensive and 23rd most populous state in the United States. It has a population of 5 million with 17% being seniors age 65 and older.
South Carolina Medicare Facts
- There are 941,100 South Carolina residents covered under Medicare (2015, kff.org).
- Approximately, 233,000 beneficiaries have a South Carolina Supplement Plan or “Medigap” policy. (2015, AHIP.org).
- The most popular South Carolina Medicare Supplement Plans are Plan D, F, and N. (2015, AHIP.org).
Copayments, coinsurances, and deductibles are certain out-of-pocket expenses Original Medicare does not cover . Medicare beneficiaries in South Carolina have the option to enroll in a South Carolina Medicare Supplement Plan to help cover these costs. To enroll in a Medicare Supplement, you must have Medicare Parts A and Part B. There are ten standardized Medigap plans with each identified by a letter from A through N. All policies offer the same benefits with some plans offering additional benefits.