“Consumers have been increasingly calling our offices with questions and the best way to help them is by connecting them with local Medicare supplement insurance http://www.medicaresupp.org professionals,”
According to Slome, Medicare pays for many health care services and supplies, but it doesn't pay for everything. “That's why millions of Americans look into getting a Medigap policy, also called Medicare Supplemental Insurance.” A Medigap policy is health insurance sold by private insurance companies and regulated by Medicare. as well as state departments of insurance.
“Medigap policies help pay some of the costs that original Medicare doesn't cover, such as copayments, coinsurance, and yearly deductibles,”
To provide consumers with easy access to local Medicare supplemental insurance agents in each of the 50 states, the organization is launching an online directory. “People want the ease of connecting with an agent today for information as well as no-obligation cost quotes,” Slome adds. “Agents who are willing to help prospective new clients will be listed.”
The American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance is a sister organization to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance http://www.aaltci.org. Both organizations were established to educate consumers and support insurance and financial professionals.