copay


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. 2012.

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