health insurance

Definitions of health insurance
  1. noun
    insurance against loss due to ill health
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    types:
    hospitalization, hospitalization insurance
    insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense
    HMO, health maintenance organization
    group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians
    type of:
    insurance
    promise of reimbursement in the case of loss; paid to people or companies so concerned about hazards that they have made prepayments to an insurance company
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