October 26, 2015 by Tony Novak
This graphic does a good job explaining the concept. I am not clear whether the term used in the graphic refers to a specific product or trademark but I mean to use the concept for general explanation purposes here.
The general concept is that metal gap is supplemental insurance that helps pay all or a portion of the out-of-pocket costs built into the design of primary insurance policies. I know some people use them as their only coverage but that is risky.