Secret Agent Man- 3 Misconceptions about Medigap Insurance Agents
There is an industry secret in Medigap Insurance. It doesn’t have anything to do with James Bond, but it does involve using an agent to get a job done quickly and correctly.
When purchasing Medicare Supplement Insurance, you will come across the option of using an agent to help you along with your search. Many people are apprehensive about using agents for various reasons, but we’re here today to refute those reasons and clear up some misconceptions about Medicare Supplement Insurance Agents.
Misconception 1: Using an agent costs more.
There is no fee for using an agent to find a Medicare Supplement Plan for you. An agent is acting in your best interest, it makes no difference to them which plan you choose. They will find you a Medigap plan that best meets you health and financial needs. Truthfully, using an agent will usually cost less because they have the resources to find the most affordable plan.
Misconception 2: There is nothing an agent knows that I can’t look up myself.
True, you can look up a wealth of information on the internet these days, but when it comes to rates, underwriting, and individual policies, you may experience information overload. The problem with searching on a plan on your own is knowing where to look and what to look for and the answer will depend on individual needs. After hearing your needs, an experienced agent will know what to look for and where to look.
Misconception 3: An agent will not take the time to answer my questions.
In order to give you an accurate Medigap quote, agents must ask you a specific set of questions and find as much information about your health condition as possible to guide you through the process. They are most certainly not opposed to hearing anything you have to say.
To get more information about Medicare Supplement Insurance plans, talk to one of our Medigap plan representatives today or use our instant quote below.