Recent Examples of coinsurance from the Web
The cost-sharing reduction is a federal subsidy reducing the amount paid for deductibles, copayments and coinsurance.
One required patients to pay 30 percent of the cost of fillings and extractions as coinsurance.
The subsidies reduce deductibles, copays and coinsurance payments for some low-income people who buy coverage on the exchanges.
Cost-sharing operates behind the scenes, with the government paying deductibles, co-payments and coinsurance to keep health care affordable for about 7 million low-wage Americans.
The authors recommend that patients should be charged flat-dollar copays rather than coinsurance charges, which are based on a percentage of the drug’s price.
What money does come home increasingly goes back out as health care deductibles, copayments and coinsurance.
The rates being requested assume the funding of cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) – discounts that reduce what's paid for deductibles, co-payments, and coinsurance, Anthem said.
Deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance together can’t exceed $7,150 this year for an individual plan sold through HealthCare.gov or similar state markets.
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First Known Use of coinsurance
medical Definition of coinsurance
- Coinsurance is not a new idea—Americans who grew up in the era before managed care will remember their parents paying 20% of the costs of office visits, tests, and prescriptions.
- —Thomas H. Lee et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 24 July 2008
legal Definition of coinsurance
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