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Jeffrey Merwin
Jeffrey Merwin
Financial Management Network Registered Representative
https://www.fmncc.com/ (949) 455-0300

Jeffrey G. Merwin started with FMN in the rigorous mentorship program and has since become a Registered Representative with FMN Capital Corporation and an Investment Advisor Representative of Financial Management Network. He holds his Series 7 (General Securities Representative Exam) and 66 (Uniform Investment Adviser - Combined State Laws Exam) securities as well as a Life/Disability Insurance License. Jeff graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics-Finance and a minor in Law.


Jeff is dedicated to having an in-depth understanding of each of his client’s needs and goals. Jeff works with his clients to develop customized strategies that help meet his client’s unique needs in order to maximize cash flow, increase net worth, lower taxes, and ensure their estate plan meets their needs. If you are an individual, family or business owner Jeff can help you achieve your personal, professional, and financial goals. Jeff works with a team of Certified Financial Planner(tm) practitioners and Enrolled Agents to ensure his clients receive expert advice and best-in-class service.

Jeff is originally from Connecticut but has traded in the cold New England winters for sunny California and currently lives in Laguna Niguel. He enjoys the outdoors, is an avid sports fan and likes spending time with friends and family.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

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According to the AARP, an estimated 54% of baby boomers were expected to travel internationally during 2021.1

Overseas travel may be one of the more popular aspirations in retirement, but it does beg an important question: Will your health insurance coverage travel with you?

Medicare Coverage Outside the U.S. Is Limited

In most cases, Medicare will not cover costs for health care or supplies obtained outside the U.S. (including its territories), except in three situations:2

  • You are in the U.S. when a medical emergency arises and a foreign hospital is closer than a U.S. one.
  • You are traveling through Canada on a direct route between Alaska and another state when an emergency arises.
  • You live in the U.S. and a foreign hospital is closer to your home than a U.S. one, regardless of whether it's an emergency.

Medigap Coverage May Travel with You

Medigap is supplemental insurance sold by private insurance companies, which is designed to fill in the “gaps” of Medicare coverage. If you own a Medigap policy, plans C through J, as well as M and N, offer travel emergency coverage. It has a $250 deductible with a $50,000 lifetime maximum. It will pay for 80% of emergency care and applies only during the first 60 days of the trip.2

No Medigap?

Travelers who do not have Medigap coverage, but have health insurance coverage through private plans, such as Medicare Advantage, should check their plan to determine coverage while traveling.

If you do not have coverage when traveling overseas, policies may be purchased that will cover medical expenses incurred outside the U.S., including evacuations.

1. AARP, November 2021
2. Medicare.gov, 2021

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