waiting period(redirected from Elimination period)
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waiting periodManaged care
The time a person must wait from the date of acceptance into an eligible class of insurance or from application, to when the insurance becomes effective.
The time between when a person signs up with a Medigap insurance company or Medicare health plan and when the coverage starts.
See Waiting time.
The time a family spends waiting to adopt a child from the time of application to placement.