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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of point-of-service was in 1987

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“Point-of-service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point-of-service. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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point-of-service

adjective

Medical Definition of point-of-service

: of, relating to, or being a health 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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