medigap

noun, often capitalized, often attributive
med·​i·​gap | \ ˈme-də-ˌgap How to pronounce medigap (audio) \

Definition of medigap

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

First Known Use of medigap

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for medigap

Medicare + gap

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“Medigap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medigap. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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medigap

noun, often attributive
med·​i·​gap | \ ˈmed-ə-ˌgap How to pronounce medigap (audio) \

Medical Definition of medigap

: 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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