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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Much of the evidence of copayment impacts on medication adherence reflects an average effect in a population.
Furthermore, there is concern that fraud has been creeping into the system, and the commission hopes a copayment would limit such activity.
1% immediately after the copayment was eliminated, compared with controls.
The investigators manipulated the medication copayments for a subset of employees of Pitney Bowes, a self-insured company
Trivedi noted that older patients often have increased health care expenses, which can make even a small copayment a substantial financial deterrent.
The Home and Community Services Copayment Equity Act of 2007 would ensure that qualified assisted living residents and dual-eligible recipients who live in other home-and community-based settings receive the same relief from Medicare Part D co-payments that nursing home residents receive.
Express Scripts maintains that the zero dollar copayment was responsible for moving a significant number of the plan's members to lower cost but equally effective drugs compared to a control group.
The association urged Congress to reintroduce "The Home and Community Services Copayment Equity Act" (bill S.
In addition, questions addressed specific health care needs (both prior to and during incarceration) and assessments of the copayment system implemented in the prisons (Ammar and Weaver, 2005).
By forcing the cost of medical expenses, including potentially higher out-of-pocket copayment, coinsurance, and deductible expenses, back onto parents are we unwittingly inviting increased litigation to recover these expenses?
Most states that reported charging cost sharing applied copayment requirements to the six health care services.
As a result, major news organizations have developed stories that feature consumers complaining about having to pay the full over-the-counter price for Claritin or a higher copayment for prescription allergy drugs.