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beneficiary

[ben′əfish′ərē]
a person or group designated to receive certain profits, benefits, or advantages, as the recipient of a will or insurance policy.

beneficiary

Insurance
A person(s) other than the member of an insurance or pension plan who has been designated to receive benefits—e.g., proceeds of an accident insurance policy or pension plan in the event of an employee’s death.
 
Managed care
A person eligible for or receiving benefits under an insurance policy or plan, such as Medicare or Medicaid programs

beneficiary

Health insurance A person(s) other than the member of an insurance or pension plan who has been designated to receive benefits–eg proceeds of an accident insurance policy or pension plan in the event of an employee's death Managed care A person eligible for or receiving benefits under an insurance policy or plan, Medicare or Medicaid programs

be·ne·fi·ci·ar·y

(ben'ĕ-fish'ē-ar-ē)
A person with health care insurance coverage, usually through the Medicare program.
Synonym(s): insured, recipient.
[Med.L. beneficiarius, fr. beneficium, benefit]

be·ne·fi·ci·ar·y

(ben'ĕ-fish'ē-ar-ē)
A person with health care insurance coverage, usually through the Medicare program.
Synonym(s): insured, recipient.
[Med.L. beneficiarius, fr. beneficium, benefit]

beneficiary,

n 1. a person eligible for benefits under a dental plan.
n 2. a person who receives benefits under a dental benefit contract. See also covered person; insured; member; and subscriber.
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