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.

What Expenses are Supplemental Health Insurance Policies Designed to Cover?

What Expenses are Supplemental Health Insurance Policies Designed to Cover?

As Americans, we know how important it is to have comprehensive health insurance. With the cost of medical care consistently on the rise, comprehensive health insurance is almost as essential to our wellbeing as good health care is.

But health insurance usually doesn’t cover everything, and individuals are often left with sizeable medical bills even after their insurance has paid a large portion of their medical expenses. According to a survey conducted by CompareCards in 2019, “one in three cardholders are in credit card debt due to medical bills.”1

So how can you help financially protect yourself against future medical costs you may not be able to pay?

What is supplemental health insurance?

One option you have is to purchase supplemental health insurance. It is meant to complement your existing health insurance, and can help cover expenses you owe like deductibles, coinsurance, or copayments. Some supplemental health insurance policies offer a cash benefit, paid as a lump sum or over a period of time.

What are the types of supplemental health insurance?

There are many different types of supplemental health insurance policies out there, and depending on your health, your finances, and your personal situation, you want to find the supplemental health insurance policy that can suit all of your needs.

Some of the most common types of supplemental health insurance are critical illness, cancer, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance.

The coverage these polices offer varies depending on the type of policy, and there are many different insurance companies that offer such coverage. If you have a covered accident or illness, for example, the coverage could make a huge financial difference when it comes to the medical expenses you would incur. Be sure to research the options available to you and be sure to fully understand any policy – including its limitations and restrictions – you’re considering before you buy.

If you have any questions about supplemental health insurance, contact an independent broker or a licensed insurance agent.

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1, 1 in 3 Cardholders Are in Credit Card Debt Due to Medical Bills, 2019
2 Verywell Health, Should You Buy Supplemental Health Insurance?, 2020