out-of-pocket expenses

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out-of-pocket expenses

n. moneys paid directly for necessary items by a contractor, trustee, executor, administrator or any person responsible to cover expenses not detailed by agreement. They may be recoverable from a defendant in a lawsuit for breach of contract, allowable for reimbursement by trustees, executors or administrators, or deductible by a landlord from a tenant's security deposit for damages beyond normal wear and tear.

out-of-pocket expenses

noun administrative reembursable expenses, defrayal, defrayment, disbursement, entertainment expenses, expenses, individual expenses, itemized expenses, payments, recompense, recoupment, remittance, remuneration, repayment, travel expenses
Associated concepts: out-of-pocket rule
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These study findings, coupled with Avalere Health's research into the vulnerability of Medicare home health patients, underscore the risk of re-imposing a copayment on Medicare home health patients," stated Eric Berger, CEO of the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare.
This last paper is most similar to this study in which we examine changes in medication adherence associated with a copayment increase in patients with lower and higher comorbidity burdens.
In contrast to current Medicare policy the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has issued a new recommendation that seniors be charged copayments for home health care visits.
The investigators manipulated the medication copayments for a subset of employees of Pitney Bowes, a self-insured company
Research finds that even modest health insurance copayments discourage older women from getting mammograms.
The results were different for the question about whether the women in the sample believed that the copayment had affected others in the institution.
As insurance costs go up, employers cut back--sometimes reducing coverage, reducing financial support, or increasing deductibles and copayments.
But Bernard pointed out to the man that, per pill, Claritin now costs less than many people's copayment for the prescription drug.
A copayment is a fixed payment made by the patient at the time of service.
Copayment for general patients was introduced in 1960, and these consumers currently pay up to $15.
Beginning September 1, 2011, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey will decrease certain copayment amounts for physical therapy visits to a maximum of $30 for insured patients.
The mean copayment increases were from about $7 to $14 for outpatient primary care and about $12 to $22 for outpatient specialty care, while the control plans kept copayments at about $8 for primary care and $11 for specialty care.