If you require a higher level of health care coverage or need help paying some of the costs that Original Medicare doesn’t cover, you have options! Together, Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Columbia and Medicare.org are helping South Carolina Medicare beneficiaries research, compare plans, buy, and enroll in the right health insurance plan for their needs.
The federal Medicare health insurance program, including Part A and Part B, helps cover many expenses, but there are gaps in the coverage you may want to fill. Without supplemental coverage, you'll find yourself paying out of pocket for important health services like prescription drug coverage, coinsurance, copayments, deductibles, dental, and vision care.
If you're just now aging into South Carolina Medicare or are reaching eligibility due to a disability, you have choices when it comes to receiving health benefits. Such as, you can elect to receive your benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan or Original Medicare. If you have already enrolled in Original Medicare, Part A and/or B, you might still be able to make changes to your SC health insurance coverage during the Annual Enrollment Period (October 15th - December 7th).
Not sure if Medicare.org and Direct Auto & Life can assist you? If you're eligible for Medicare insurance in South Carolina, we can! Medicare is typically available to those who are 65 or older and meet citizenship and residency requirements; are under 65 with certain disabilities; or are of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease.
Everybody has different medical and healthcare needs. Take the first step in understanding yours and compare health insurance plans online at Medicare.org. You'll see side-by-side comparisons for Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C), Medicare Supplement Plans (Medigap), and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D). Then call 844-961-9453, TTY 711 to speak with a licensed sales agent who can help you understand and enroll in South Carolina Medicare coverage that fits your needs. Enjoy more peace of mind when you have the right Medicare insurance!
Standard call center hours of operation are Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT. During Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), our extended hours are Monday - Saturday 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. PT.
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