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medigap

[ med-i-gap ]
/ ˈmɛd ɪˌgæp /
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noun
(sometimes initial capital letter) private health insurance that supplements coverage for people already covered by government insurance.
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Origin of medigap

medi(cal) + gap, on the model of Medicare
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Medical definitions for medigap

Medigap
[ mĕdĭgăp′ ]

n.
Private health insurance designed to supplement the coverage provided under governmental programs such as Medicare.
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