Walsh, Janet L.
April 1993
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr93, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p68
Academic Journal
The new standardized Medicare supplemental policies (Medigap) now adopted by most states necessitates that financial planners working with older clients become better informed about these changes. This article addresses basic Medicare regulations and how the standardized Medigap policies plug the gaps. The article provides a summary chart of the core and optional features of the supplemental policies and offers planning considerations that should be kept in mind when reviewing the policies with older clients. INSET: HMOs.


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