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Insurance, Medigap MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Insurance, Medigap
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.521.576.343.539
Unique ID
D017054
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017054
Annotation
insures the gap between payments by private insurers & Medicare; specify geog
Scope Note
A supplemental health insurance policy sold by private insurance companies and designed to pay for health care costs and services that are not paid for either by Medicare alone or by a combination of Medicare and existing private health insurance benefits. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Entry Term(s)
Medicare Supplement Insurance
Medicare Supplemental Insurance
Medigap Insurance
Medigap Policy
NLM Classification #
WT 31.5
Previous Indexing
Insurance, Health (1977-1991)
Medicare (1977-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/06/20
Revision Date
2019/05/30
Insurance, Medigap Preferred
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