Both “medigap” and Medicare Advantage plans are often referred to as “supplemental insurance” plans in Medicare articles and literature. This language is confusing and somewhat misleading. Do you understand the difference?

Do You Know the Difference Between Medigap and Medicare Advantage?

Both “medigap” and Medicare Advantage plans are often referred to as “supplemental insurance” plans in Medicare articles and literature. This language is confusing and somewhat misleading. Do you understand the difference?

Effective February 1, 2010, Cigna is closing their CIGNA Medicare Access PFFS plans to OEP enrollments.

CIGNA will still accept clients enrolling during their individual election period (those aging in to Medicare or newly eligible to Medicare) and those with a Special Enrollment Period. Current clients who have CIGNA Medicare Access PFFS will not see a change in their 2010 benefits. They will continue to have coverage for the entire year.

Cigna PFFS Plan to Close

Effective February 1, 2010, Cigna is closing their CIGNA Medicare Access PFFS plans to OEP enrollments.

CIGNA will still accept clients enrolling during their individual election period (those aging in to Medicare or newly eligible to Medicare) and those with a Special Enrollment Period. Current clients who have CIGNA Medicare Access PFFS will not see a change in their 2010 benefits. They will continue to have coverage for the entire year.