co-payment

noun
co-pay·ment | \ ˈkō-ˌpā-mənt , ˌkō-ˈpā \

Definition of co-payment 

: a relatively small fixed fee that a health insurer (such as an HMO) requires the patient to pay upon incurring a medical expense (as for a routine office visit, surgical procedure, or prescription drug) covered by the health insurer

First Known Use of co-payment

1966, in the meaning defined above

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co-payment

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English Language Learners Definition of co-payment

: an amount of money that a person with health insurance is required to pay at the time of each visit to a doctor or when purchasing medicine

co-payment

noun
co-pay·ment | \ (ˈ)kō-ˈpā-mənt \

Medical Definition of co-payment 

: a relatively small fixed fee that a health insurer (as an HMO) requires the patient to pay upon incurring a medical expense (as for a routine office visit, surgical procedure, or prescription drug) covered by the health insurer

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