Secondary: an insurance plan that pays after Medicare; i.e., Medicaid, past employer group plan, Medicare supplement, etc.

Medicare Supplement or Medigap policies: these private plans are secondary coverage that fills in the payment holes of original Medicare A and B. These plans have premiums and are accepted wherever Medicare is accepted.

Here is a list of current standardized Medigap plan supplements currently available in North Carolina.

Click here for general information about Medicare and details specific to Medicare Supplements. Visit NC SHIIP to obtain estimates on premium rates for supplement plans.*

*Please note that prices are subject to change and may not be up-to-date.