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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]


n a person covered by an insurance program. See also beneficiary.

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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Although the court found that the insured's intent was important in determining whether the insured "expected or intended" the injury, the court noted that in determining whether an act is "willful and malicious," intent is not material.
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The insured company keeps the remaining amount until it is needed to pay for losses.
If the insured wants to cover just the cost of machinery, equipment and materials--rather than including labor, profit and overhead--the insurance contract can be so constructed, and the limits and premium adjusted downward accordingly.
Again, management should look to the balance sheet of the insureds to see what assets are best utilized to fund these risks.
The obligation to defend an insured in a trade-secret misappropriation lawsuit is something that an insurer should never take lightly.
the insured appears on the Specially Designated Nationals list;
To obtain additional insured status, the certificate must identify the recipient's company by name and designate it as an "additional insured.
Further, not applying the rule creates perverse incentives by encouraging insureds to stop work immediately after an accident and to overstate the injury for fear that honest efforts to work will destroy eligibility for benefits.
insured need not worry about cascading tax liabilities that arise through subsequent reinsurance and retrocession arrangements.
To make matters worse, a large gain is recognized when the insured dies.