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Descriptor English: Insurance, Medigap
Descriptor Spanish: Seguro Adicional
Descriptor seguro Medigap
Entry term(s) seguro complementario de Medicare
Scope note: Póliza de seguro de salud suplementaria, vendida por compañías de seguro privadas y dirigida a pagar los costes y servicios sanitarios que no son pagados por el Medicare, o por una combinación del Medicare y las prestaciones del seguro de salud privado existente. (Traducción libre del original: Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
Descriptor Portuguese: Seguro de Saúde (Situações Limítrofes)
Descriptor French: Assurance complémentaire Medigap (USA)
Entry term(s): Medicare Supplement Insurance
Medicare Supplemental Insurance
Medigap Insurance
Medigap Policies
Medigap Policy
Policies, Medigap
Policy, Medigap
Supplemental Insurance, Medicare
Tree number(s): N03.219.521.576.343.539
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017054
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)
Annotation: insures the gap between payments by private insurers & Medicare; specify geog
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Insurance, Health (1977-1991)
Medicare (1977-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
DeCS ID: 30036
Unique ID: D017054
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/20
Revision Date: 2019/05/30
Insurance, Medigap - Preferred
Concept UI M0025914
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)
Preferred term Insurance, Medigap
Entry term(s) Medicare Supplement Insurance
Medicare Supplemental Insurance
Medigap Insurance
Medigap Policies
Medigap Policy
Policies, Medigap
Policy, Medigap
Supplemental Insurance, Medicare



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