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pre·mi·um

(prē'mē-ŭm)
The amount that must be paid to the insurer to maintain the desired health insurance coverage.

premium

(prē′mē-um)
A payment made periodically to a health care insurer in exchange for benefits coverage (indemnity against future expenses).

pre·mi·um

(prē'mē-ŭm)
The amount that must be paid to the insurer to maintain the desired health insurance coverage.

premium,

n the amount charged by a dental benefits organization for coverage of a level of benefits for a specified time.
premium, earned,
n the portion of a policy's premium payment for which the protection of the policy has already been given.
premium rate,
n the price per unit of insurance.
premium tax,
n an assessment levied by a state government, usually on the net premium income collected in that state by insurance companies.
premium, unearned,
n the part of the premium applicable to the unexpired part of the policy period.
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The issue of when ordinary "plain" time pay stops and premium rates of pay kick in has proved a major sticking point in the dispute.
Earlier this year, PhonepayPlus fined two companies Au100,000 each after they created typosquatting websites, posing as Twitter and Wikipedia, and tricked visitors into signing up for a premium rate mobile phone service.
According to the company, the benefit of offering mobile terminated premium rate services is that users do not have to send an SMS every time they want certain information, and a single shortcode can be advertised and promoted for a variety of services with different charges associated.
They were pretending to hold parcels for people who had to phone a premium rate number to claim them.
The most recent SGLI premium change occurred in July 2003 when the monthly premium rate for basic SGLI was reduced from 80 cents per $10,000 of insurance to 65 cents per $10,000.
It turns out when I got the ringtone text message, I should have phoned a premium rate number to cancel it.
Mum-of-two Janice, 34, phoned a premium rate number in a bid to scoop the pounds 10,000 top prize - but all she got was a phone bill for pounds 35 after Friendly TV claimed she called 41 times.
Citizens Advice Bureaux report seeing many cases where Internet users have been unwittingly connected to premium rate numbers by an innocent click of the mouse.
By uniformly reducing premium rates and holding contractors to SCA requirements and standards, these agreements will produce tremendous savings for the City and improve the quality of construction in our schools.
The Independent Committee for the Supervision of Standards of Telephone Information Services, which regulates premium rate services in the UK, launched an investigation after it got more than 900 complaints.
A POLICE authority said yesterday that raising cash through a premium rate phone line for non-emergency calls was ``a step too far at this time'',but have refused to rule out the move in the future.
Subject to the premium rate rules described above, ongoing pre-September 17 arrangements arguably may operate as in the past, without participants recognizing as income the equity buildup within the policy in excess of the amount needed for premium reimbursement ("excess policy equity").