n.A set fee a person pays for a medical service received as part of a health insurance plan.
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copay — /koh pay /, n. a small fixed amount required by a health insurer to be paid by the insured for each outpatient visit or drug prescription. Also called copayment /koh pay meuhnt/. [1990 95] * * * … Universalium
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copay — v. pay a fee upon receipt of medical care or medications (in an HMO insurance plan); match payment made by an employer toward an employee s expenses for health care (or insurance, pension plan, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
copay — co•pay [[t]ˈkoʊˌpeɪ[/t]] n. ins a small fixed amount required by a health insurer to be paid by the insured for each outpatient visit or prescription Also called co•pay•ment [[t]ˈkoʊˌpeɪ mənt[/t]] Etymology: 1970–75 … From formal English to slang
copay — /koh pay /, n. a small fixed amount required by a health insurer to be paid by the insured for each outpatient visit or drug prescription. Also called copayment /koh pay meuhnt/. [1990 95] … Useful english dictionary
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