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Commissioner Stewart Warns That Time is Running Out for Disabled Medicare Recipients Under Age 65 to Purchase Medigap Policies
With the passage of Senate Bill 42 (SB 42) in 2013 there are new Medigap options available to disabled Medicare recipients under 65 but time to purchase the plans is limited. SB 42 became effective on January 1, 2014, and requires insurance companies that offer Medigap policies to people 65 and older to also offer the same policies to anyone under the age of 65 who qualifies for Medicare due to a disability.
The ELDERinfo program, which has been helping Delaware Medicare recipients for 21 years, is changing its name to the Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau (DMAB) in an effort to reach more of Delaware’s Medicare beneficiaries.