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Consumer reps: Medigap is not the bad guy

Kathleen Sebelius (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Kathleen Sebelius (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Members of the Senior Issues Task Force are trying to figure out how to tell U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius just how important they believe generous Medicare supplement insurance products are to older consumers.

The task force,  an arm of the Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), has been working on an expression of support for Medicare supplement products, or Medigap products, that sharply limit consumers' out-of-pocket health care costs.

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