alternate benefit

alternate benefit,

n a provision in a dental plan contract that allows the third-party payer to determine the benefit based on an alternative procedure that is generally less expensive than the one provided or proposed.

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Q. i am allergic to milk products ,Is there an alternative nutrition i can benefit from the same as milk?

A. You can benefit from eating dark green leafy vegetables,like kale, spinach, collards, swiss chard, escarole and also eating nuts and seeds. Remember, we are the only mammals that drink the milk of another! It wasn't meant for us in the first place! :)

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They also would receive the highest retirement benefits calculated by the basic benefit formula, the current alternate formula, or the pre-1989 alternate benefit formula.
Johnson Insurance President, Mark Behrens, stated our clients asked us to provide them with an alternate benefits model with advantages for both the employers and their employees.
Businesses may also be able to take advantage of alternate benefits, including priority access, and tuition subsidies or discounts to increase availability and affordability of child care.
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