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Is Medigap a disease-specific insurance?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Medigap is not a disease specific insurance but it is a supplemental insurance. Medigap a term used to describe the 12 possible policies offered by private companies to cover medical expenses not covered through the typical Medicare plans. The Medigap policies are identified as Medigap Plans A through L and are regulated by state and federal laws designed to protect you. Each private company gets to choose which Medigap policies to offer so it is important to research the options before purchasing a policy.

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