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Deductibles and Coinsurance MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Deductibles and Coinsurance
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.151.170.300
N03.219.521.576.090.300
Unique ID
D003669
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003669
Scope Note
Cost-sharing mechanisms that provide for payment by the insured of some portion of covered expenses. Deductibles are the amounts paid by the insured under a health insurance contract before benefits become payable; coinsurance is the provision under which the insured pays part of the medical bill, usually according to a fixed percentage, when benefits become payable.
Entry Version
DEDUCTIBLES COINSURANCE
Entry Term(s)
Coinsurance
Coinsurance and Deductibles
Deductibles
Previous Indexing
Insurance, Health (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Deductibles and Coinsurance Preferred
Coinsurance Narrower
Deductibles Narrower
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