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Financial Smarts gives general information on important consumer topics such as insurance, retirement planning, saving and investing.

Fall 2016

"Medicare Supplement Insurance"

The federal health insurance program offers original Medicare, Part A and Part B,

which cover many but not all medical expenses. Participants may have to pay significant out-of-pocket expenses, which is why they may opt for Medicare Supplement insurance. Read the issue on Medicare Supplement Insurance and learn:

  • Who is eligible to purchase Medicare Supplement
  • What Medicare Supplement, Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B Plans cover
  • What a Medicare Supplement Standardized Plan is and what it covers             

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