Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) In Wisconsin From Anthem

In Wisconsin, Medicare Supplement plans help pay for healthcare costs like copays, coinsurance, and deductibles that Original Medicare doesn’t cover, so you and your budget can stay healthy.

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Add A Medicare Supplement Basic Plan To Original Medicare To Help Pay Out-Of-Pocket Costs

Peace Of Mind

Original Medicare provides essential healthcare coverage but it can leave you with high out-of-pocket costs. A Medicare Supplement Basic Plan with optional riders can help cover most of these costs, including copays, coinsurance, and deductibles.

 

Our Basic Plan also includes enriching benefits like  SilverSneakers® fitness memberships, and some have SpecialOffers discounts on vitamins and weight loss programs.1

Flexibility

For Wisconsin residents, Medicare Supplement Basic insurance plans also provide flexibility so you can see any doctor or hospital in the U.S. that accepts Medicare patients.

 

And your plan goes with you even if you spend part of the year living in a different location.

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Medicare Supplement Plans In Wisconsin

 

To sign up for Medicare Supplement, you must have Original Medicare Parts A and B.

In Wisconsin, Anthem offers the Medicare Supplement Basic Plan.

 

With the Basic Plan, you may decide to add extra coverage, called optional benefit riders. Rider options include coverage for:

 

    Part A deductible

 

    Part B copay/coinsurance

 

    Part B deductible (only for those who became eligible for Medicare prior to January 1, 2020)

 

    Medicare Part B excess charges

 

    Foreign travel emergency

 

    Home healthcare

 

These riders are completely optional and have varying premium levels. You'll pay a monthly premium that can help you control costs.

   

   

   


 

When Can I Enroll? 


You can enroll in a Medicare Supplement plan in Wisconsin anytime if you already have Original Medicare Part A and Part B. The best time to enroll is during the Medigap Open Enrollment Period, starting the first month you have Medicare Part B and you’re 65 or older.

When you enroll during this time, you cannot be denied coverage even if you have pre-existing health problems.

If you enroll later, you may be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition.

You also can enroll during your Initial Enrollment Period, starting three months before you turn 65, and ending three months after the month you turn 65.

   


Add Prescription Drug, Dental, And Vision Coverage 


Medicare Supplement plans do not include prescription drug coverage, and most do not include dental, vision, or hearing coverage. That’s why you should consider adding these benefits with Anthem standalone plans, including an Anthem Prescription Drug (Medicare Part D) plan for an additional premium.

Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare Supplement Insurance

Medigap, also known as Medicare Supplement insurance, helps fill "gaps" in Original Medicare and is sold by private insurance companies like Anthem. A Medicare Supplement insurance (Medigap) Basic plan with optional riders can help pay some of the remaining healthcare costs not covered by Original Medicare, like copays, coinsurance, and deductibles.

For those with Medicare Parts A and B, a Medicare Supplement plan can pay for out-of-pocket costs that Original Medicare doesn’t cover, including:
 

   Your Medicare deductibles
 

   The 20% coinsurance you pay for Part B medical services
 

   Hospital costs after you run out of Medicare-covered days
 

   Skilled nursing facility costs after you run out of Medicare-covered days

 

You can also go to any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare patients.1 

 

Once you’re enrolled, a Medicare Supplement plan can give you peace of mind knowing that your benefits are guaranteed as long as you pay your premiums.

 

Keep in mind that the plans with the most coverage will have higher premiums.

 

Additionally, Medicare Supplement plans do not include prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage, but stand-alone plans for these benefits can be purchased for an additional premium.

 

Talk to an Anthem licensed agent to see whether an Anthem Medicare Supplement plan is right for you.

Anthem plans give you the coverage you need to protect your health and budget. Plus, get SilverSneakers® fitness memberships, and and other value-added programs. Our licensed agents are ready to talk with you one-on-one to answer all your questions.

Learn About Plans In Your State

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Read Our Medicare Articles

 

Compare the differences between Medicare Supplement vs. Medicare Advantage plans. You can also take a deeper dive into other articles offering detailed information about Medicare plans, benefits, eligibility, and more.

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Original Medicare: Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance).
 

1Vendors and offers are subject to change without prior notice. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield does not endorse and is not responsible for the products, services or information offered by the vendors or providers. We negotiated the arrangements and discounts with each independent vendor or provider in order to assist our members. These discounts are not insurance and are not part of the Medicare Supplement insurance plans.

For Medicare Supplement only: Not connected with or endorsed by the U.S. government or the federal Medicare program.