Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan D is often referred to as the “middle plan” in terms of coverage. Medigap Plan D is not the most comprehensive Medicare Supplement plan, but it offers a good amount of coverage and the monthly premiums for Plan D are usually less expensive.
Medicare Supplement Plan D is often confused with Medicare Part D even though they are very different. Medicare Supplement Plan D is a Medicare Supplement plan that private insurers offer to cover the gaps in your basic Medicare coverage. Unlike Medicare Part D, Medicare Supplement Plan D is not a prescription drug plan and will not cover prescription drug costs.
Medicare Supplement Plan D Coverage
Medicare Supplement Plan D covers the following Medicare expenses:
- Medicare Part A Coinsurance and Hospital Costs
- Medicare Part B Coinsurance and Copayment
- Blood (First 3 Pints)
- Part A Hospice Care Coinsurance or Copayment
- Skilled Nursing Facility Coinsurance
- Medicare Part A Deductible
- Foreign Travel Emergency (80%)
What Medicare Supplement Plan D Does NOT Cover
Medicare Supplement Plan D does NOT cover the Medicare Part B Deductible and Excess Charges. Plan D covers Foreign Travel Emergency up to 80%.
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