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Health Insurance Glossary

Definitions for common health insurance terms

deductible

DEFINITION: The deductible is the amount an individual must pay for health care expenses before insurance (or a self-insured company) covers the costs. Often, insurance plans are based on yearly deductible amounts.

Related terms: coinsurance, copayment