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  • noun Plural form of copayment.

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Examples

  • If the payment cuts remain or change little from those proposed, insurers may raise premiums or cost-sharing amounts, such as copayments The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association argues that the cuts could translate into premium increases or benefit reductions of between $50 and $80 a month for seniors.

    Cuts Expected to Subsidies for Private Medicare Plans

  • Specifically, the law eliminates any cost-sharing such as copayments or deductibles for Medicare-covered preventive services that are recommended rated A or B by the

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  • In 2007, adults with employer coverage faced an average of $729 annually in out-of-pocket costs for medical services, including deductibles and other forms of cost sharing such as copayments and coinsurance.

    Signs of the Times

  • In 2007, adults with employer coverage faced an average of $729 annually in out-of-pocket costs for medical services, including deductibles and other forms of cost sharing such as copayments and coinsurance.

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  • Aside from the obvious impact of losing insurance entirely, rising copayments and deductibles are keeping potential patients at home, he said.

    Health-Care Use Is Sluggish

  • First, for a few months write down every cent you spend: mortgage/rent, utilities, food including snacks and coffees, gas, medical copayments, birthday presents, credit card interest, children's allowances -- the works.

    Jason Alderman: With Budgeting, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

  • By making insured health care look more expensive relative to out-of-pocket health care, tax deductibility leads patients to choose health plans with higher deductibles and copayments, and therefore to reduce spending enough to more than offset this effect.

    Subsidize Health Care to Cut Costs?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • First, for a few months write down every cent you spend: mortgage/rent, utilities, food including snacks and coffees, gas, medical copayments, birthday presents, credit card interest, children's allowances -- the works.

    Jason Alderman: With Budgeting, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

  • A health-advisory group recommended that insurers cover all forms of contraception, without copayments.

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  • The health-care overhaul law requires insurance plans to cover a given set of preventive services with no copayments or deductibles for policyholders.

    Report Backs Contraception

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