Minnesota is one of three states that standardize Medicare supplement insurance differently than the rest of the country. When you do a comparison of 2017 Medigap rates or plans for this state, it’s important to know that you will find a Basic and Extended Basic option. The state also has its own version of High Deductible Plan F, and of Plans K through N.
It’s important for Medicare recipients in Minnesota to get a local, customized 2017 Medigap comparison. Get started by finding “Minnesota” in the quote box and submitting the form to see local options online.
2017 Medigap in Minnesota
Just about a million Medicare recipients live in Minnesota. Most of the qualify because they have turned 65 or older, but some qualify because they are disabled. A large portion of Minnesota’s Medicare recipients live in these cities:
Because of rising medical costs, quite a few 2017 Medigap plans are expected to increase premiums modestly. However, some insurers are planning more than modest increases. If you just got a rate notice, you might be able to switch insurers to get the same benefits for less.
Remember, that a number of top insurers offer Medicare plans in Minnesota, including:
Remember that even though Minnesota Medicare is a bit different from Medicare in most other states, the plans are still standardized. They are just standardized by the state and not by the federal Medicare program. This means that you still get the same benefits from any one plan, no matter which insurance company you bought it from. That gives you the same freedom to shop by price as people in other states have.
In many cases, you won’t even have to go through health underwriting, but in some cases you might. Some people who don’t have to go through underwriting include those who are just turning 65 or have just lost other health benefits for a variety of reasons.
How to Find the Best 2017 Plans for Medicare in Minnesota
Minnesota Medicare beneficiaries need a quick way to get local plan comparisons. Our online quote system provides this. Select “Minnesota” from the drop-down box on this page, click “Submit,” and view local options right on your computer within moments.
If you would prefer to speak with or write to a local agent, you can click through any of the options to find contact information. We hope this online system helps many Minnesotans find the best 2017 plans for Medicare.