Medicare Supplements

United American has been a prominent Medicare Supplement insurance provider since Medicare began in 1966. Additionally, we’ve been a long-standing participant in the task forces working on Medicare Supplement insurance policy recommendations for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Insurance Products

When you become a United American policyholder, you gain freedom of choice. Our products allow you to keep your choice of trusted doctors and hospitals. 

Group Insurance

United American Insurance Company has been a market leader in providing insurance to employer and union group sponsors for 25 years.


United American has been underwriting life and health insurance since 1947. Thousands of independent agents/agencies have found success selling our life, health, and Medicare Supplement policies.


One of the many things United American is well-known for is our superior customer service. When it comes to your health, we believe education, service, and support are vital. With our experience and stability, we’re the Company that does what it says it will do.

File A Claim

Because of our 50+ years of experience in providing life, supplemental health and Medicare Supplement insurance, United American offers superior customer service to both our agents and customers.  Never stress about your claim status with our online claim tracker. Need more help? Let one of our licensed agents assist you.


At United American, we only provide knowledgeable and licensed agents to service you. Say goodbye to wasted hours spent on hold and bid good riddance to talking to artificial intelligence. Hear a live voice or get one-on-one time with one of our licensed agents today.

Can I Change My Medicare Supplement Plan at Any Time?

Can I Change My Medicare Supplement Plan at Any Time?

If you have Original Medicare, you probably know having a Medicare Supplement Plan (also known as Medigap) helps pay for some of the expenses Original Medicare doesn’t cover. There are many different insurance companies that offer Medicare Supplement Plans and there are many different plans available to fit an individual’s specific needs.

But what if you sign up for a Medicare Supplement Plan and decide you may want to switch plans? You may be wondering, can I change my Medicare Supplement Plan at any time?

According to, there are several reasons you may want to switch your Medicare Supplement Plan, including:

  • You’re currently paying for benefits that you don’t need
  • You need more benefits than your current plan provides
  • You want to switch insurance companies
  • You’re looking for a cheaper policy1 notes that in most cases, if you want to switch policies, “you won’t have a right under Federal law to switch Medigap policies” unless “you’re eligible under a specific circumstance or guaranteed issue rights” or “you’re within your 6-month Medigap open enrollment period.” (Your open enrollment period is the time in which you can purchase any Medicare Supplement Plan sold in your state, even if you have health problems.)

Boomer Benefits elaborates, noting “you can change Medicare supplement plans at any time of year – but in most states you will have to pass medical underwriting to do so.”2 This means that you can apply for a new Medicare Supplement Plan at any time, but it may require underwriting which does not guarantee issue. Boomer Benefits also notes that some states – like California, Washington, Oregon, Missouri, and others – have rules that allow individuals to change their Medicare Supplement Plans without underwriting. You should contact your state insurance commissioner or department of insurance for clarification.

If you have questions about Medicare or Medicare Supplements, visit or contact a licensed insurance agent. An agent can help you navigate the world of Medicare Supplements to find the best plan for you, and answer any questions you have if you’re considering switching plans.

Your style is your choice. Shouldn't your doctor and your coverage be, too?

Learn more about Medicare Supplement insurance options.

1, Switching Medigap Policies
2 Boomer Benefits, Can I Change Medicare Supplement Plans During Annual Open Enrollment?