Medigap insurance

Med·i·gap in·surance

(med'i-gap in-shŭr'ăns)
A supplemental insurance policy designed to fill the "gap," that is, any care or services not covered under the U.S. Medicare program.
Synonym(s): supplemental insurance.
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