point-of-service

adjective

Definition of point-of-service

:of, relating to, or being a health-care insurance plan that allows enrollees to seek care from a physician affiliated with the service provider at a fixed co-payment or to choose a nonaffiliated physician and pay more abbreviation POS

First Known Use of point-of-service

1987


Medical Dictionary

point-of-service

adjective

medical Definition of point-of-service

:of, relating to, or being a health-care insurance plan that allows enrollees to seek care from a physician affiliated with the service provider at a fixed co-payment or to choose a nonaffiliated physician and pay a larger share of the cost abbreviation POS

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