Utah seniors can choose from any of the 31 companies selling Medicare Supplement insurance. Medicare plans help you pay the portion of Part A and Part B that Original Medicare does not cover. Also known as Medigap, available policies cover a range of costs, including deductibles, copayments and coinsurances.
What You Must Know about Medicare Supplements in Utah
If this is your first time considering a Medicare Supplement in Utah, and you’re not exact sure which plan to choose, read our Medicare Supplement Plan information page. All Medicare Supplements available in Utah are standardized by the State Board of Insurance. Our goal is to give you a complete run down on all Utah carriers, policies and benefits.
Medicare Supplements vs. Medicare Advantage
Medicare Supplements offer freedom of choice. This freedom comes at a price, and premiums are increasing. That’s why there’s Medicare Advantage. A Utah Medicare Advantage (MA) plan protects you from big healthcare bills and may provide additional options that Original Medicare does not.
The big advantage offered by these plans are additional benefits, such as prescriptions, dental, vision and hearing, and the monthly premiums. However, which these advantages come some restrictions. Most importantly, choice of doctors.
The important thing to know about every Medicare Advantage plan is that they limit your Maximum Out-of-Pocket (MOOP) expense to a maximum of $6,700 per year. That makes them worth comparing to Medicare Supplements. We have the complete catalog of 2018 Medicare Advantage Plans available in Utah.
Utah Medicare Part D Plans (Rx)
A Utah Medicare Supplement does not cover your prescription drugs. For this you need a Medicare Part D Plan (PDP). You can review the complete list of 2018 Medicare Part D Plans in Utah.
Medicare Supplement Eligability
You can apply for a Utah Medicare Supplement if you are:
- A Utah resident,
- Enrolled in both Medicare Part A and Part B, and
- You are 65 years old or older.
Supplemental plans are available in the following counties: Duchesne, Utah, Salt Lake, Uintah, Davis, Summit, Morgan, Tooele, Daggett, Rich, Wasatch, Weber, Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, San Juan, Emery, Grand, Sevier, Sanpete, Millard, Juab, Kane, Garfield, Beaver, Iron, Wayne, Washington, Piute, and most rural areas of Utah.
Rates shown are samples from within Utah for comparison purposes only. This page was last updated on 9/24/2017.