Medical Dictionary

co–payment

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noun co–pay·ment \(ˈ)kō-ˈpā-mənt\

Medical Definition of co–payment

  1. :  a relatively small fixed fee that a health insurer (as an HMO) requires the patient to pay upon incurring a medical expense (as for a routine office visit, surgical procedure, or prescription drug) covered by the health insurer


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