Myths of Medicare

If you know anything about Medicare, you know for certain it is complicated. The ever-changing rules and regulations, enrollment deadlines, and late penalties make Medicare seem almost impossible to understand.

There are several common misconceptions about Medicare. One to note, many people switch up Medicare and Medicaid. Things as simple as terminology have people confused, especially the difference between a Medigap policy and a Medicare supplement. The truth is, there is no difference between these two terms! uses Medigap and Medicare supplement interchangeably.

Below are some common Medicare myths vs. truths.

Myth vs. Truth

If you or someone you know are confused on anything Medicare related, don't go digging through the internet for answers! The majority of information you will find online are from unreliable sources that are not up-to-date on the current Medicare rules. As said before, Medicare is constantly changing its laws. You need a trusted Medicare resource that can help you understand things such as enrollment penalties, time frames and plan benefits that fit in your budget.

MWG Senior Services can be your all-in-one resource to help you navigate the Medicare maze. Anything from enrolling in Medicare, picking a Medicare supplement plan or other retiree insurance options, we have got you covered. If you know someone that needs a Medicare or retirement resource, be sure to direct them our way! Give us at (877) 759-5760 or email

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