Pennsylvania offers ten standardized Medicare Supplement plans. Standardized means that Medigap Plan G has the same benefits in Philadelphia as in Pittsburgh.
Even though you have ten plan options, we found Medicare Supplement Plan G to be the best plan in Pennsylvania, based on affordable rates and the lowest out-of-pocket cost at the time of service.
We also found Medicare Supplement Plan N to be the second-best option.
The best rates on Plan G are with Aetna, coming in at $132.00 per month for a 65-year-old female.
With Mutual of Omaha, the best rates on Plan N came in at $123.00 per month.
Medicare Supplement Plan options in Pennsylvania:
1. Medicare Supplement Plan G
- Medicare Plan G offers the same coverage as F except for the Part B deductible.
- Comprehensive benefits include the Part A deductible, copayments, and coinsurance.
- The best alternative to F for beneficiaries with an Original Medical start date after December 2019.
2. Medicare Supplement Plan N
- Medicare Plan N lower premiums for beneficiaries willing to accept some out-of-pocket costs.
- Benefits do not include Part B excess charges or deductibles.
- Requires copayments up to $20 for doctor’s office visits and up to $50 for emergency room visits.
- ER copayment is waived if the patient is admitted.
3. High-Deductible Medicare Plan G
- High Deductible Plan G has Substantially lower premiums than the original Medicare Plan G.
- A beneficiary must pay out-of-pocket expenses until the deductible is satisfied.
- After the $2,700 deductible is satisfied, all the Plan G benefits apply.
4. Medicare Supplement Plan F
- Medicare Part A coinsurance plus hospital charges up to 365 days after Medicare benefits have been exhausted.
- Medicare Part B coinsurance or copayments
- First three pints of blood
- Medicare Part A hospice coinsurance or copayments
- Skilled nursing facility (SNF) coinsurance
- Medicare Part A deductibles
- Medicare Part B deductibles
- Medicare Part B excess charges (the difference between the doctor’s fee and the Medicare-approved amount)
- Foreign travel emergency within plan limitations
How Much Does a Medicare Supplement Cost in Pennsylvania?
This sample’s average monthly rate is about $88.89 in 2023. The following table shows rates for Medicare Supplement Insurance plans applicable to a 65-year-old female nonsmoker living in Lycoming County, zip code 17745.
|Plan type||Premium Range|
|Plan F||$180.00 – $300.00|
|Plan G||$117.00 – $220.00|
|Plan N||$90.00 – $200.00|
How Do You Select a Medigap Plan in Pennsylvania?
Consider the following factors when determining the best Medicare Supplement plans in Pennsylvania for your personal needs:
- Minimum and maximum budgets
- Health care needs
- Medical history (if medical underwriting is required)
Our knowledgeable Policy Guides can help you understand how each of these factors and others plays a part in your Medigap choice.
Pennsylvania Medicare Resources
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