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Learn about the different types of Medicare plans, how each plan works, what's covered, and how you can use this knowledge to help manage your health care.

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What is Medicare Advantage (Part C)?

Medicare Advantage plans (Part C) provide all of your Part A (hospital) and Part B (medical) coverage and must cover all medically necessary services. Many plans also...

What is Medicare Supplement Insurance?

Medicare Supplement Insurance, also known as Medigap, is private health insurance that adds on to Original Medicare (Part A and B). It helps pay...

What is Medicare Part D?

Medicare Part D Prescription Drug plans are part of the government’s Medicare program, but they are offered and managed through approved private insurers, like Cigna. These plans help lower the cost of...
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What is Medicare Supplement?

This short video helps explain what a Medicare Supplement policy covers, and when and how you can use your plan. (Length: 00:01:20)

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How Does Medicare Work?

This two-minute video explains the Medicare coverage options available, and the differences between them. (Length: 00:02:00)

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Insured by Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, American Retirement Life Insurance Company, Loyal American Life Insurance Company or Cigna National Health Insurance Company. In Kansas and Pennsylvania, Medicare Supplement insurance policies are insured by Cigna National Life Insurance Company. American Retirement Life Insurance Company, Loyal American Life Insurance Company and Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company plans are not available to residents of Kansas or Pennsylvania.

Notice for persons eligible for Medicare because of disability:

In the following states, all Medicare Supplement plans are available to persons eligible for Medicare because of disability: California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

Tennessee Medicare Supplement Policy Forms

Plan A: CNHIC-MS-AA-A-TN; Plan F: CNHIC-MS-AA-F-TN; Plan G: CNHIC-MS-AA-G-TN; Plan N: CNHIC-MS-AA-N-TN.

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