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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fee-for-service. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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fee-for-service

noun
fee-for-ser·​vice | \ ˌfē-fər-ˈsər-vəs How to pronounce fee-for-service (audio) \

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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