medigap

[ med-i-gap ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪˌgæp /

noun

(sometimes initial capital letter) private health insurance that supplements coverage for people already covered by government insurance.

Nearby words

  1. medieval warm period,
  2. medieval welsh,
  3. medievalism,
  4. medievalist,
  5. medievally,
  6. medill,
  7. medill, joseph,
  8. medina,
  9. medio-,
  10. mediocarpal

Origin of medigap

medi(cal) + gap, on the model of Medicare

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