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illness

noun affliction, ailing, ailment, complaint, disability, disease, disorder, infirmity, malady, sickness
Associated concepts: mental illness, terminal illness, Unemployment Compensation, Workers' Compensation Law
See also: disability, disease, disorder, prostration
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However, far fewer producers know that life settlements are also available to much younger insureds, with no age minimum, who suffer from terminal or catastrophic illness.
Unlike most major medical plans, limited benefit medical plans don't provide comprehensive health care coverage or cover catastrophic illness.
The organization's objective is to respond to cases of catastrophic illness or injury where all insurance benefits and other sources of aid are insufficient.
Every 2 minutes an NEA member will suffer some form of catastrophic illness.
Critical-illness insurance provides added protection in the event of a catastrophic illness Although major-medical plans are designed to deal with catastrophic expenses, they don't cover every expense associated with an illness.
Factor into your plans adequate funds for emergencies and unplanned expenses such as unemployment, catastrophic illness or necessary home repairs.
Some have lost money from higher-than-expected utilization and isolated (but expensive) cases of catastrophic illness in their facilities.
Salick's experience has been dealing with catastrophic illness and long-term, multidisciplinary care," says Brian Saltzman, head of Bentley's HIV program in New York City and former codirector of the Beth Israel Medical Center AIDS In-patient Unit.
While HMOs are good at providing preventive care that keeps people healthy, they can be deadly when handling catastrophic illness of any kind.
s), private high-deductible health insurance policies that cover catastrophic illness.
The Spousal Impoverishment Law enacted in 1989 promised to protect the spouse of a nursing home patient from being impoverished by the cost of catastrophic illness.
Almost anyone who is asked reveals a preference for 100-percent coverage of catastrophic illness.

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