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Medigap, or Medicare supplemental insurance is a special type of health insurance for those over the age of 65. Being supplemental, Medigap plans provide a wide range of benefits including higher premiums and lower out of pocket costs for those who pay for the coverage. It also helps cover the “gap” between the reimbursed expenses and the amount billed.
As you search for the best 2017 Medigap plan, it is important to consider what your needs are. Also, it is important to note that in order to enroll in Medigap, you must have Medicare, both part A and B.