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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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