reimbursement


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re·im·burse

 (rē′ĭm-bûrs′)
tr.v. re·im·bursed, re·im·burs·ing, re·im·burs·es
1. To repay (money spent); refund.
2. To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.

[re- + imburse, to put in a purse, pay (from French embourser, from Old French : en-, in from Latin in-; see in-2 + borser, to get money, from borse, purse, from Late Latin bursa, bag; see bursa).]

re′im·burs′a·ble adj.
re′im·burse′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reimbursement - compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.; "he received reimbursement for his travel expenses"
compensation - something (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
allowance - a sum granted as reimbursement for expenses
breakage - reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use
costs - pecuniary reimbursement to the winning party for the expenses of litigation

reimbursement

noun repayment, compensation, refund, recompense, indemnification It can take up to six months before reimbursements are made.

reimbursement

noun
Translations

reimbursement

[ˌriːɪmˈbɜːsmənt] Nreembolso m

reimbursement

[ˌriːɪmˈbɜːrsmənt] n [money] → remboursement m
She is demanding reimbursement for medical expenses → Elle demande le remboursement des frais médicaux.

reimbursement

n (of person)Entschädigung f; (of loss)Ersatz m; (of expenses, costs)(Rück)erstattung f

reimbursement

[ˌriːɪmˈbɜːsmənt] nrimborso
References in classic literature ?
The danger of delay obliges the consenting provinces to furnish their quotas, without waiting for the others; and then to obtain reimbursement from the others, by deputations, which are frequent, or otherwise, as they can.
Rokoff a large amount of money to finance this expedition, and, as you are the sole cause of it, he naturally looks to you for reimbursement.
Leakage follows in the form of public works which are neither urgent nor necessary; troops re-uniformed and gold-laced over and over again; vessels sent on useless cruises; preparations for war without ever making it; paying the debts of a State, and not requiring reimbursement or insisting on security.
What is the procedure, for establishing reimbursement for an IVD test product?
under a reimbursement or other expense allowance arrangement with another person other than an employer;" see Regs.
Employees can exclude reimbursement they receive from their employers for medical expenses--and employers can deduct payments made to employees--only under certain conditions.
These rules, which become effective almost immediately, include provisions concerning work-related transportation reimbursement and per diem allowances.
When you think about the incredible volume of billing and reimbursement transactions that move between medical groups and payers, it boggles the mind.
The reality is that state and federal reimbursement agencies pay nursing homes more to provide low-quality care.
The Association of Health Information Outsourcing Services (AHIOS) has played a key role in persuading the federal government to increase its reimbursement rate for photocopying Medicare recipients' medical records.
Biotechnology companies and the patients who take their drugs have good reason to focus on the Medicare bill as federal reimbursement rates for such products are likely to change in 2006.
Allows any unused portion of the maximum dollar amount at the end of a coverage period to be carried forward to increase the maximum reimbursement amount in subsequent coverage periods.