copayment

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co·pay·ment

 (kō′pā′mənt)
n.
A specified sum of money that patients covered by a health insurance plan pay for a given type of service, usually at the time the service is rendered.

copayment

(kəʊˈpeɪmənt)
n
a fee paid by a subscriber to a service for the use of additional services not covered by the subscription
Translations

copayment

n (US) → Zuzahlung f (zu Medikamenten etc)

co·pay·ment

, copay
n. pago compartido.

copayment, copay

(fam) n copago
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It's part of a new cost-shifting scheme, called "co-pay accumulator." While this bill does not apply to private, employer- provided health insurance, fair-minded employers should be aware of this practice to protect the benefits of their employees.
Assembly Bill 3993 would prohibit co-pay "clawbacks" to increase profits on generic medications.
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About 66 percent of private-sector employees must pay a co-pay for typical in-network office visits, and 27 percent must pay a coinsurance amount for an office visit.
"When I signed in for my yearly mammogram, the receptionist announced with a wry smile, 'No co-pay this time; it's free.' We both knew that it's really not free," says Marilyn M.
The average plan, according to the CEB report, has a co-pay of $17 to see a primary care physician, and a co-pay of $32 to visit an urgent care clinic.
The ambulance service--the only one in town that offers wheelchair transport--is threatening not to take the woman because she cannot afford to pay the driver the co-pay at the time of service.
The RxCut[R] price on 21 of the 25 most frequently processed generic prescriptions, for their members, has been lower than an insurance co-pay of $10 or more.
* Co-pay: In some plans, this is a set amount that you pay each time you see a doctor.