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fee-for-service

fee–for–service

noun, often attributive

Definition of FEE-FOR-SERVICE

:  separate payment to a health-care provider for each medical service rendered to a patient

First Known Use of FEE-FOR-SERVICE

1945

fee–for–service

noun fee–for–ser·vice \ˌfē-fər-ˈsər-vəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FEE–FOR–SERVICE

:  separate payment to a health-care provider for each medical service rendered to a patient—often used attributively <a fee–for–service group plan>

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