The Phasing Out of Medicare Supplement Plan F Could Have a Negative Impact on Rates

With the phasing out of Medicare Plan F in 2020, seniors could see dramatic rate increases according to the popular website The new legislation no longer allows first-dollar coverage by Medigap Plans. Specifically, the Medicare Part B Deductible, which is $166 annually in 2016. Medicare Supplement Plans C and F cover this benefit. Under the new law, these plans can no longer be offered for sale.

The change is an attempt to save Medicare money, however the news has caused controversy and many people are unsure of its effectiveness; some saying it may cause further problems in the long run. More information about this legislation change can be found here.

Seniors looking for coverage alternatives can use the free plan comparison tool on ( It allows seniors to navigate and choose Medicare Supplement plans easier. A simple 3-step process allows users to obtain a free quote. Quotes are tailored to your own location and personal circumstances. In addition to Medicare Supplements, it is now possible to compare Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans using the tool. More info can be found here.

In addition to the Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Plan comparisons ( have also launched a new advert campaign with Doug Llewelyn of the People’s Court. The first commercial has just been completed in an attempt to spread the word to Medicare eligibles. Early news reports suggest that this has been greeted with a positive response.

( takes the headache out of shopping for Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplements and Prescription Drug Plans. They operate by providing clarity by stripping down the process to three simple steps. By using the easy to navigate website, you can simplify, educate, compare and save on your chosen plan.

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