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Understanding Medicare on your own can be an overwhelming experience. At Georgetown Financial Group, our experienced team is here to guide you through the Medicare enrollment process and provide continual support for your Medicare health coverage throughout the years. As local independent agents, we can shop a variety of carriers for a plan that best fits your needs, at no additional cost to you!   

If you are approaching Medicare enrollment or if you would like to review your current plan, contact GFG and we can go over your options and benefits together.

Susan Schaefer and Roger Palanzo, Jr. are not affiliated or registered with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Any information provided by them is in no way related to Cetera Advisor Networks LLC or its registered representatives.

Parts of Medicare & Knowing Your Options

Medicare Part A – Hospital insurance covering Inpatient Hospital Stays, Skilled Nursing Facility Care, and Hospice Care.

Medicare Part B - Medical Insurance covering treatments in or out of the hospital, and outpatient hospital treatment such as physician services, inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services and supplies, diagnostic tests, physical and speech therapy, and durable medical equipment.

Medicare Parts A & B are what’s known as “Original Medicare” and enrollment is handled through the Social Security Administration. However, Parts A & B alone include deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments which could lead to considerable medical expenses.

Medicare beneficiaries have 2 options to help alleviate some of those expenses:

1) Medicare Supplement Policy + Part D Prescription Drug Plan

Sometimes referred to as a “Medigap” plan, Medicare Supplement Insurance works in conjunction with Original Medicare to fill many of the gaps in coverage such as your Part A deductible and Part B Coinsurance. Medicare Supplement Insurance is provided by private carriers and generally comes with a flat monthly premium.
With Original Medicare, you are also required to sign up for Prescription Drug coverage, known as Part D. We will perform an individual analysis of your prescription drugs with all available plans, to find the most suitable option for you.  

2) Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage plans, sometimes referred to as Part C, take the benefits of Part A&B and combine them into one managed care plan run by private insurance companies.
You are typically required to either only use doctors within the plan’s network or pay more for out of network providers.
Most plans include a $0 or low monthly premium, and you are subject to pay a deductible, copays/coinsurance, and a maximum annual out of pocket limit.
Many Advantage Plans include Part D benefits along with coverage for services not included in Original Medicare such as dental, vision, and hearing.

We can help find which option is right for you!

This website is not affiliated with the Social Security Administration, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or other government offices in any way. For more information about Medicare from the official government website, visit

We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact or 1-800-MEDICARE to get information on all of your options

Our Medicare Team

Susan Schaefer, Vice President

Susan Schaefer, Vice President

Susan holds a B.A. degree in chemistry from the University of Connecticut, and she has an M.A. degree in corporate communications from Fairfield University...

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Roger Palanzo, Jr., Senior Health Insurance Specialist

Roger Palanzo, Jr., Senior Health Insurance Specialist

Roger joined GFG in March 2021 after an 8+ year career in Corporate Finance and Sales Analytics...

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