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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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He said: "2016 is the year of challenges, while the group was able to achieve positive results, which reflects the strength of the group to confront and accommodate risks." He added that the group successfully won the health insurance contract for retirees with the Ministry of Health in Kuwait, noting that the group is pleased to serve the retired citizens in this contract.
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A patient can secure additional private medical care under a contract for providing healthcare services (prepaid medical care) concluded directly with a service provider from the medical services market, or by concluding a health insurance contract with an insurer.
Because the rider constituted a long-term care insurance contract for purposes of Section 7702B, proceeds paid under the rider could be excluded from gross income under Section 104(a)(3) as amounts paid pursuant to an accident and health insurance contract.
McKinnish joined NBWA in 2009, and in the years since, she has revamped the budget process, negotiated a health insurance contract that saved the Association money, generated new member services including a multi-component HR services program and customdesigned insurance plans, and is now leading a task force to enhance non-dues revenue.

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