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Cost Sharing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cost Sharing
Tree Number(s)
N03.219.151.170
N03.219.521.576.090
Unique ID
D017047
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017047
Annotation
restrict to insurance: sharing of costs by both insured & insurer
Scope Note
Provisions of an insurance policy that require the insured to pay some portion of covered expenses. Several forms of sharing are in use, e.g., deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Cost sharing does not refer to or include amounts paid in premiums for the coverage. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Entry Term(s)
Cost-Sharing Insurance
Previous Indexing
Deductibles and Coinsurance (1968-1991)
See Also
Health Benefit Plans, Employee
Managed Care Programs
Public MeSH Note
92; COST SHARING INSURANCE was see DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE 1978-91
Online Note
use DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE to search COST SHARING INSURANCE 1978-91
History Note
92; COST SHARING INSURANCE was see DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE 1978-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/06/20
Revision Date
1993/09/16
Cost Sharing Preferred
Cost-Sharing Insurance Narrower
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