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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 IRS requires the premium tax credit to be properly reported on 2014 tax returns, with new line items and forms.
Nor does it call for raising taxes; the premium tax revenue will be a side effect of more Texans being forced to buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
It was never intended that we would have 'winner and loser states' as a result of the modernization and reform of the multistate surplus lines premium tax system," said Donelon.
Best senior financial analyst David Blades said the complications of the premium tax distribution system may have had a slight effect when it comes to intermediaries looking for coverage.
The second rule elaborates on the premium tax credits for which individuals and families are eligible.
However, the business community has balked at the proposal for the premium tax rate as it would increase corporate taxes permanently.
With the expected override of the governor's veto of the premium tax reduction this fall, three of those tasks will have been accomplished.
Two states where the Company operates health plans (Michigan and California) either reduced or eliminated their premium tax during 2012.
MOTORING organisation the AA says the Chancellor's Budget increase in the Insurance Premium Tax could lead to an increase in uninsured drivers.
Allowing insurers to submit two sets of contingent premium rates-one set reflecting pricing assumptions that would be appropriate if premium tax credits continue to be available, and the other set reflecting pricing assumptions that would be appropriate if premium tax credits are no longer allowed.
The additional health insurance plans available through eHealth are health reform-compliant individual and family plans from brand-name insurance companies which are not eligible for use with government-funded premium tax credits.