Q. Do I need additional coverage?
The Short Answer
You may be surprised to learn that government-provided Medicare doesn’t cover 100 percent of health care costs. However, there are coverage options available to you. You can enroll in Medicare and purchase a Medicare supplement insurance plan. Alternatively, you can enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.
The personalized recommendation on this site can help you choose between Medicare supplement insurance and Medicare Advantage.
In addition, Part D is the portion of Medicare that provides prescription drug coverage. You can purchase a Part D plan in addition to a Medicare supplement insurance plan, while many Medicare Advantage plans include prescription drug coverage.