TITLE

Florida, N.Y. Consumers Pay Most For Medigap Coverage

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Chuck
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Advisor Today;Sep2000, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the result of a study conducted by Weiss Ratings Inc. about the premium cost variations in Medicare supplement insurance or Medigap in various states in the United States. Coverage range of the standard Medigap plans created by the Congress in 1992; List of states with the highest average of Medigap premiums; Two factors attributed to the price differences.
ACCESSION #
3580361

 

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