39 companies offer Medicare Supplements in Texas. Supplemental Medicare plans cover the gaps in your Medicare Part A (hospital) and Medicare Part B (doctor) health insurance. Also known as Medigap, available policies cover a range of costs, including deductibles, copayments and coinsurances.
What You Must Know about Medicare Supplements in Texas
If this is your first time considering a Medicare Supplement in Texas, and you’re not exact sure which plan to choose, read our Medicare Supplement Plan information page. Although all policies are standardized, making them easy to compare, monthly premiums are not. Our goal is to give you a complete run down on all Texas carriers, policies and benefits.
Medicare Supplements vs. Medicare Advantage
If you can’t afford a Medicare Supplement there is another option. It’s called Medicare Advantage. Texas Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are private health insurance that replace the coverage provided by Original Medicare.
The big advantage offered by these plans are additional benefits, such as prescriptions, dental, vision and hearing, and the monthly premiums. However, which these advantages come some restrictions. Most importantly, choice of doctors.
The important thing to know about every Medicare Advantage plan is that they limit your Maximum Out-of-Pocket (MOOP) expense to a maximum of $6,700 per year. That makes them worth comparing to Medicare Supplements. We have the complete catalog of 2018 Medicare Advantage Plans available in Texas.
Texas Medicare Part D Plans (Rx)
A Texas Medicare Supplement does not cover your prescription drugs. For this you need a Medicare Part D Plan (PDP). You can review the complete list of 2018 Medicare Part D Plans in Texas.
Medicare Supplement Eligability
You can apply for a Texas Medicare Supplement if you are:
- A Texas resident,
- Enrolled in both Medicare Part A and Part B, and
- You are 65 years old or older.
Supplemental plans are available in the following counties: Travis, Sherman, Dallas, Collin, Denton, Grayson, Rockwall, Ellis, Navarro, Van Zandt, Kaufman, Henderson, Hunt, Wood, Lamar, Red River, Fannin, Delta, Hopkins, Rains, Camp, Titus, Franklin, Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris, Gregg, Panola, Upshur, Harrison, Rusk, Smith, Cherokee, Nacogdoches, Anderson, Leon, Trinity, Houston, Freestone, Madison, Angelina, Newton, San Augustine, Sabine, Jasper, Polk, Shelby, Tyler, Tarrant, Parker, Johnson, Wise, Hood, Somervell, Hill, Palo Pinto, Clay, Montague, Cooke, Wichita, Archer, Knox, Wilbarger, Young, Baylor, Haskell, Erath, Stephens, Jack, Shackelford, Brown, Eastland, Hamilton, Comanche, Callahan, Throckmorton, Bell, Milam, Coryell, Mclennan, Williamson, Lampasas, Falls, Robertson, Bosque, Limestone, Mason, Runnels, San Saba, Mcculloch, Coleman, Llano, Concho, Menard, Mills, Kimble, Edwards, Tom Green, Irion, Reagan, Coke, Schleicher, Crockett, Sutton, Sterling, Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Walker, Liberty, San Jacinto, Grimes, Hardin, Matagorda, Colorado, Austin, Wharton, Brazoria, Waller, Washington, Galveston, Chambers, Orange, Jefferson, Brazos, Burleson, Lee, Victoria, Refugio, De Witt, Jackson, Goliad, Lavaca, Calhoun, La Salle, Bexar, Bandera, Kendall, Frio, Mcmullen, Atascosa, Medina, Kerr, Live Oak, Webb, Zapata, Comal, Bee, Guadalupe, Karnes, Wilson, Gonzales, Nueces, Jim Wells, San Patricio, Kenedy, Duval, Brooks, Aransas, Jim Hogg, Kleberg, Hidalgo, Cameron, Starr, Willacy, Bastrop, Burnet, Blanco, Hays, Caldwell, Gillespie, Uvalde, Dimmit, Zavala, Kinney, Real, Val Verde, Terrell, Maverick, Fayette, Oldham, Gray, Wheeler, Lipscomb, Hutchinson, Parmer, Potter, Moore, Hemphill, Randall, Hartley, Armstrong, Hale, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Castro, Lamb, Ochiltree, Carson, Hansford, Swisher, Roberts, Collingsworth, Childress, Dickens, Floyd, Cottle, Hardeman, Donley, Foard, Hall, Motley, King, Briscoe, Hockley, Cochran, Terry, Crosby, Yoakum, Bailey, Lubbock, Garza, Dawson, Gaines, Lynn, Jones, Stonewall, Nolan, Taylor, Howard, Mitchell, Scurry, Kent, Fisher, Midland, Martin, Andrews, Reeves, Ward, Pecos, Crane, Jeff Davis, Borden, Glasscock, Ector, Winkler, Upton, Loving, El Paso, Brewster, Hudspeth, Presidio, Culberson, and most rural areas of Texas.
Rates shown are samples from within Texas for comparison purposes only. This page was last updated on 9/24/2017.