Travel Insurance FAQ

Do I need travel insurance if I have Medicare and a Medicare supplement?

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You should check the details of your supplemental policy to see if you have coverage while traveling outside the United States.  Many travel insurance policies provide secondary coverage which pays only the amount left over after claiming from any other current insurance plan.  Some travel insurance policies provide primary coverage which do not require you to file through any existing insurance plans first. Medicare does not usually cover you while traveling outside the United States.