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, in the meaning defined above

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fee-for-service

noun
fee-for-ser·vice | \ ˌfē-fər-ˈsər-vəs \

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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