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Medigap Plan C


Medigap Plan C is a popular Medicare Supplement plan that pays most healthcare costs not covered by Original Medicare.

Medigap Plan C

Plan C is one of the most comprehensive plans available and will supplement your Original Medicare benefits. The only benefit that Plan C doesn’t cover is excess charges. There are three Medigap plans that fall under the category of first-dollar coverage plans, Plan C is one of them.

Who is Eligible for Medicare Supplement Plan C?

As long as you’re enrolled in Part B of Original Medicare, and were eligible prior to 2020, then you can enroll in Plan C. Beneficiaries who were not eligible for Medicare until after 2020, won’t be eligible to enroll in Plan C.

Plan C is Great for Beneficiaries Who:

  • Semi-frequently visit the doctor and/or hospital
  • Travel overseas
  • Are switching to another Medigap plan with guaranteed issue rights outside of their Initial Enrollment Period

Medigap Plan C Coverage Chart

Medicare Supplement Plan C Comparison Chart for 2021

How Much Does Medigap Plan C Cost in 2022?

The average cost of Medigap Plan C is around $115-$220 per month. Your premium amount depends on where you live, the carrier you choose, your plan’s rate structure, your age, gender, etc.

Is Plan C Discontinued?

Yes, Plan C has been discontinued, but only for those who are considered newly eligible after 2020. If you were eligible for Medicare before 2020, then you can still enroll in Plan C.

What’s the Difference Between Plan C vs. Plan G?

If you don’t want to enroll in Plan C for one reason or another, then Plan G is the best alternative. The only difference between Plan C and Plan G is coverage for your Part B Deductible.

Is Medigap Plan C and Medicare Part C the Same?

Plan C is often mistaken with Medicare Part C, also known as Medicare Advantage, but the two are very different. Plan C is supplemental insurance for people who have Original Medicare. Medicare Part C is a private health insurance alternative to Original Medicare.

How to Compare Medigap Plan C Premiums

We can provide you with rates for Plan C from the top-rated insurance companies in your area. We’ll answer your questions and help you complete the online enrollment process. Many factors that are specific to you are what determines how much you pay. This is why it's important that we speak directly to you to give you accurate quotes.

Since Medicare is always changing, it's important to have a licensed agent by your side. To begin the process call us; or, you can use our online rate comparison tool to see a side by side comparison of rates in your area now.

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Jagger Esch

Jagger Esch is the Medicare expert for MedicareFAQ and the founder, president, and CEO of Elite Insurance Partners and MedicareFAQ.com. Since the inception of his first company in 2012, he has been dedicated to helping those eligible for Medicare by providing them with resources to educate themselves on all their Medicare options. He is featured in many publications as well as writes regularly for other expert columns regarding Medicare.

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