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deductible

On a building project, a type of insurance policy stipulating that in the event of loss, the insured is liable for a specified initial amount and the insurance company is liable for the amount above that figure, up to the insured amount.
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The silver plan is much more affordable but still far more expensive than employer plans, with deductibles at $2,927 for singles and $6,010 for families.
The insurer puts a $500 ceiling on how much can ultimately be stripped from the deductible.
Specifically, Kaiser said, less than two-thirds (63 percent) of non-elderly households with incomes above the federal poverty level have sufficient liquid financial assets to cover a midrange annual deductible of $1,200 for an individual or $2,400 for a family.
59 average deductible savings between the least expensive plans and those in the middle group but that savings came with an average of $630.
Doctors and hospitals will not have to wait three or four weeks for insurance checks since patients will pay deductibles up front.
However, annual contributions cannot exceed the deductible corresponding to your HSA.
Example 2: The facts are the same as in Example 1, except that H has HDHP family coverage for Hand one of H's and W's dependents, with a $5,000 annual deductible.
If the damages had exceeded the deductible, the insurance company would have pursued recovery against the wrongdoer; why shouldn't the company's financial management team do the same thing on the company's behalf?
Since such plans almost always have waiting periods of a year or two for pre-existing conditions, you will have to hold out during the waiting period, and during the time you are accumulating deductible expenses.
The researchers concluded that a catastrophic insurance plan--a plan in which patients pay a high deductible and then the insurance pays all costs in excess of the deductible-would reduce expenditures by about 31 percent relative to a plan in which people paid nothing out of pocket.
Does the deductible apply to claims payment only, or to settlement and adjustment expenses as well?
On making the announcement, Charles O'Neill, Avalon's CEO said, "Under the new relationship with Avalon, annual fees of $1,500 paid to a participating MDVIP physician will be counted toward the Member's deductible when a member purchases an Avalon individual IFOCUS plan or is part of an Avalon Focus group plan with a $3,000 deductible or higher.