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Unformatted text preview: higher than the monthly premium for Medigap. If an individual does not need to visit the doctor frequently, has fairly good health and anticipates remaining healthy, choosing to pay an occasional co-pay may wind up being a better financial decision than paying a monthly premium. One implication from having a government insurance program and a private insurance company in association with each other is the services that are not and are covered by each. People who have private insurance as well as government insurance will generally have a greater number of covered services available, while having just the government insurance will limit patients to services that are strictly medically necessary unless they receive authorization for others. 2Summarizing the Medigap Program References: American Diabetes Association. (n.d.). Medigap. Retrieved from http://www.diabetes.org...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course HCR 230 taught by Professor Volk during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11