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health insurance

noun

Definition of health insurance

  1. :  insurance against loss through illness of the insured; especially :  insurance providing compensation for medical expenses



1901

First Known Use of health insurance

1901

Rhymes with health insurance

life insurance


Medical Dictionary

health insurance

noun

Medical Definition of health insurance

  1. :  insurance against loss through illness of the insured; especially :  insurance providing compensation for medical expenses




Law Dictionary

health insurance

noun

Legal Definition of health insurance

  1. :  insurance against loss through illness or injury of the insured; especially :  insurance providing compensation for medical expenses and often income for disability





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