Tennessee Medicare Supplement Plans
Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the state of Tennessee followed by cancer and stroke. This rate is higher than the U.S. average with stroke at #3 in the State and #5 in the U.S. With Tennessee having higher health-related deaths than the national average. It is important to take precaution and be prepared. Investing in supplemental insurance to go along with Medicare (part A or B) will save you money in the long run and make the things you want to do more affordable.
Tennessee is home to 7 million residents with seniors making up 16% of its total population.
Tennessee Medicare Facts
- There are 1.2 million Tennessee residents covered under Medicare (2015, kff.org).
- Approximately, 273,000 individuals are enrolled in a Tennessee Medicare Supplement Plan or “Medigap” policy. (2015, AHIP.org).
- The most popular Tennessee Medicare Supplement Plans are Plan C, F, and G. (2015, AHIP.org).
Tennessee Medicare Supplement Plans are available to help pay out-of-pocket costs that Original Medicare does not typically cover. Medicare Part A and Part B are required in order to enroll in a Medigap policy. The best time to enroll in a Medigap policy is during the Medigap Open Enrollment Period. This six-month period begins first day of the month where you both turn 65 or older and enrolled in Medicare Part B. Like most states, there are ten standardized Medicare Supplement Plans to choose from. See what your options are by calling Plan Medigap at (800) 750-2407, complete our quote page, or view the link below to compare plans and rates in your area.