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There are four different types of Medicare coverage: Original Medicare (Parts A and B), Supplemental or Medigap Insurance, Medicare Advantage (Part C), and Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D).  Here is an overview of Connecticut Medicare Plans available to seniors in your area:

Medicare supplemental insurance plans also known as Medigap is health insurance sold by private insurance companies to fill the "gaps" in Part A and Part B coverage. It also helps to cover co-insurance, co-payments and deductibles. Depending on when you enroll, you may be able to choose 10 to 12 different standardized Medicare Supplement policies (Plans A through N). There are many different health insurance companies who are authorized to sell these types of plans. Go here for more info: Supplemental Insurance Plans in Connecticut

You can also enroll in Medicare Advantage Plans also known as Medicare Part C. Part C offers health coverage by private companies that are approved by Medicare. Health plan options include: Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO), Health Management Organizations (HMO), and Private Fee-for-Service. Medicare Part C still provides beneficiaries with services covered by both Part A and Part B. To find plans in your area go here: Medicare Advantage Plans in Connecticut

Medicare Part D is a stand-alone Prescription Drug Plan offered by insurers and private companies to seniors who are eligible for Original Medicare. One of the goals of Part D coverage is to provide beneficiaries with lower prescription drug costs. The medications covered by each plan may vary as well. Part D may be added to the Original Medicare Plan (Part A and Part B). Most Medicare Advantage Plans already have Part D coverage. If not, Part D may be added to Part C coverage.  Review your prescription drug coverage options here: Medicare Part D Plans in Connecticut.

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