Medigap, Definition(s) of

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  • B (19)
  • C (58)
  • D (26)
  • E (34)
  • F (43)
  • G (20)
  • H (19)
  • I (27)
  • J (11)
  • K (1)
  • L (16)
  • M (27)
  • N (18)
  • O (18)
  • P (33)
  • Q (5)
  • R (30)
  • S (59)
  • T (16)
  • U (4)
  • V (7)
  • W (39)

"A type of health insurance elders can  purchase to supplement their health benefits under Medicare and bridge the gap between what Medicare pays and what clinical care and prescription drugs actually cost." (Bookman et al., 2007)

Glossary Source: 

Bookman, A., Harrington, M., Pass, L. & Reisner, E. (2007). Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.