Medicare Advantage and Medigap: What’s the Difference?

It’s important to understand the different types of Medicare coverage so you can choose the one that meets your specific needs. Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Supplement (or Medigap) are extra coverage plans that you can use along with traditional Medicare (Parts A and B) to help cover additional healthcare costs. Both Medicare Advantage and Medigap Plans offer the coverage you need, but how do you know which one is a good fit for your unique situation?
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