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


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

Patient discussion about insured

Q. what is public health insurance

A. Public health insurance programs in the U.S. provide the primary source of health expenses coverage for most seniors and for low-income children and families who meet certain eligibility requirements. The primary public programs are Medicare, a federal social insurance program for seniors and certain disabled individuals and Medicaid, funded jointly by the federal government and states but administered at the state level, which covers certain very low income children and their families. In 2006, there were 47 million people in the United States (16% of the population) who were without health insurance for at least part of that year.

Q. I need help getting health insurance is it expensive?

A. I am currently looking for insurance too. Do have you applied for public health insurance?


A. Yes, it'll you cost you money, and not a negligible sum, but that's not necessarily means it'll be expensive - the alternative may eventually be much more expensive. We can never know what will happen tomorrow- if something will happen to you or your family (e.g. car accident, cancer or even relatively simple thing as appendicitis), the cost of the unavoidable medical treatment in this case will be much higher than the insurance premium.

Here ( you can find an official governmental guide to choosing health insurance.

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Myth #3 An Additional Insured Will Only Have Access To The Named Insured's Policy For Vicarious Liability.
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Additional Insured status on liability insurance policies is not automatic.
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Purpose: The purpose of the insurable interest requirement is to ensure that a policy does not fall into the forbidden class of "wager contracts," taken out by people who are wholly unrelated to the insured and thus who have a "direct interest in [the insured's] early termination" (Warnock v.
CA 99 10 declares that any auto that the named insured does not own, hire, or borrow is a covered auto for liability coverage while being used by any individual named in the schedule, or by his or her spouse while a resident of the same household.
Under the collateral assignment method, the insured or a third party owns the policy; the owner collaterally assigns rights in the policy to the employer.
When a camp asks its insurance company to add a third party as an additional insured, the insurance coverage provided by the camp's liability policy is extended to the third party.
2) Mortgage lenders customarily require a down payment of at least 20 percent of the appraised value of a home, but they will accept a smaller down payment if repayment of the mortgage is insured by a public or a private entity.