health insurance

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noun
  1. insurance that compensates the insured for expenses or loss incurred for medical reasons, as through illness or hospitalization.

Origin of health insurance

First recorded in 1900–05
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Related Words for health insurance

Medicare, Medicaid

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health insurance

n.
  1. Insurance against expenses incurred through illness of the insured.
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