deductible

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Antonyms for deductible

(taxes) an amount that can be deducted (especially for the purposes of calculating income tax)

a clause in an insurance policy that relieves the insurer of responsibility to pay the initial loss up to a stated amount

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acceptable as a deduction (especially as a tax deduction)

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Since 2010," wrote the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) on September 22, "both the share of workers with deductibles and the size of those deductibles have increased sharply.
The companies tend to offer disappearing deductibles through their more expensive policies.
Among low-and moderate-income households, even fewer are able to meet deductibles.
HealthPocket collected the premiums and drug deductibles for every stand-alone Medicare Part D plan in the United States and assigned each plan into one of three groups: plans whose premiums were in the lowest third of the premium range, plans whose premiums were in the middle third, and plans whose premiums were in the highest third.
As a result, he has not purchased the special credit card reader that would indicate deductibles, or instituted a strict collection policy that experts warn is essential in the CDHP age.
Because of the higher deductibles, the savings plans also can encourage many lower-income and middle-class patients to put off health care at the beginning of an illness, which can lead to more costly care later on.
223 (c) (1) (A), an eligible individual is one who, in addition to other requirements, is covered under an HDHP on the first day of the month and is not "covered under any health plan which is not a high deductible health plan, and which provides coverage for any benefit which is covered under the high deductible health plan.
The organization surveyed 4,000 adults with insurance and found 49% of those with high-deductible plans have problems with medical bills or debts, compared with 31% of those who have health plans with lower deductibles.
The goal is to recoup the insurance payments, plus the policyholder's deductible.
After a high deductible has been met (usually $25,000 to $50,000), this product usually provides 100% coverage.
Clinton doesn't want you to know that high deductibles would solve the problem because his plan makes any deductible higher than $400 per family illegal.
Many have high deductibles on both the property and liability insurance coverages.
the national leader in personalized and preventive medicine, to count the cost of joining MDVIP toward health plan deductibles for all Avalon plans with a $3,000 deductible or higher, the two companies jointly announced today.
8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Affordable Care Act capped deductibles for small group health insurance plans at $2,000 for individuals and $4,000 for families.
For one thing, high deductibles make it more difficult for people to get needed care.