medigap

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noun, often capitalized often attributive med·i·gap \ˈme-də-ˌgap\

Definition of medigap

  1. :  supplemental health insurance that covers costs (as of medical care or a hospital stay) not covered by Medicare

Origin and Etymology of medigap

Medicare + gap


First Known Use: 1975


Medical Dictionary

medigap

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noun , often attributive med·i·gap \ˈmed-ə-ˌgap\

Medical Definition of medigap

  1. :  supplemental health insurance that covers costs (as of medical care or a hospital stay) not covered by Medicare <medigap coverage> <medigap plans>


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