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health insurance

n.
Insurance against expenses incurred through illness of the insured.

health′ insur`ance


n.
insurance that compensates the insured for the medical expenses of an illness or hospitalization.
[1900–05]

health insurance

Insurance that a person takes out to pay for medical treatment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.health insurance - insurance against loss due to ill healthhealth insurance - insurance against loss due to ill health
insurance - promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
hospitalization insurance, hospitalization - insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
health maintenance organization, HMO - group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians
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opinion, is the Anthem New Hampshire State Health Benefit contract Executive Councilor Ray Wieczorek, on numerous occasions, asked that the $500 million renewal health insurance contract be put out for bid The final vote was tabled numerous times.
Much of the extant literature studies the demand for medical care by examining responses to changes in cost sharing, with the gross price held constant and the choice of health insurance contract remaining fixed.
The problem in these cases is that disability is defined in the health insurance contract itself.
Medical care demand also possesses a special characteristic: the health insurance contract choice effect, which alters its demand curve and opens the door to this possible result.
Coverage Policy -- Your health insurance contract or plan does not provide coverage for every medical service, procedure, device or drug that a health care professional may decide to use to prevent, diagnose or treat a particular medical problem.
7702B(a)(1), which generally treats a long-term care insurance contract as an accident and health insurance contract.

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