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My wife and I are new Green Card holders, who spend much of the year in the US but do travel back to Canada for 3 - 5 months per year. We pay taxes in the US and I have worked part time for a US company under a TN visa for 3.5 years. I have paid into Social Security for over 8 years, but will not qualify for Medicare until December 2021. Our current ages are 68 (John) and 67 (Christine). Up until now we have been covered under the Canadian Health Ins. program with a travel supplement, however as of next month we will need US Health coverage to take us thru the next two years until we are eligible for Medicare. We are both in good health and would like to talk with someone who is knowledgeable in our best options. Thanks


Thank you for contacting Insubuy for your insurance needs.

The Bridge plan is available to a green card holder that is not eligible for Medicare. Once they become eligible they will need to at that time enroll.

In order to receive a quote you will have to submit an application for coverage as this plan is underwritten for coverage and rates determined accordingly. Typically if someone is eligible for Medicare Part A they will be able to enroll into Part B as well and will need to do so.

The application for the Bridge plan is attached within this email for your review.

If you need receipts for previous plans you will need to send an email with the certificate numbers of the policy you need.

If you need any additional assistance please contact our office.

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