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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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Given the small number of health insurance company rate filings allowed under the Affordable Care Act - there will be just dozens of the required annual filings - any review and/or rate challenges for health insurance can be easily processed.
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Anthem and every health insurance company in California are on notice: Excessive rate hikes they impose today could mean big refund checks for consumers down the road," said Carmen Balber with Consumer Watchdog.
NEW YORK -- Renaissance Health Insurance Company of New York (Renaissance New York), a member of the Renaissance family of companies, announced today it will sell and service insurance plans in select New York markets including Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo.
BC Life & Health Insurance Company, through affiliate company Blue Cross of California, today announced an increase in individual term life insurance benefit amounts options to $15,000, $30,000, $50,000, $75,000 or $100,000 for most ages.
and is comprised of two dedicated sales forces, UGA-Association Field Services, a division of The MEGA Life and Health Insurance Company and Cornerstone America, a division of Mid-West National Life Insurance Company of Tennessee.
This is the largest fine imposed against a health insurance company in state history.
In July 2006, HealthMarkets' life insurance subsidiary The MEGA Life and Health Insurance Company (MEGA) completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of its Star HRG division for a pre-tax net gain of approximately $101 million to units a the CIGNA corporation.
Gallagher and Butterworth alleged that Humana Health Insurance Company of Florida customers who were treated at hospitals owned by Humana's parent corporation were required to pay greater shares of their hospital bills than called for by their health insurance policies.
Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of America (Renaissance America), a member of the Renaissance family of companies, today announced it will make available insurance plans designed specifically for small and mid-sized businesses.

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