point-of-service


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point-of-service

(point′əv-sûr′vĭs)
adj.
1. Relating to or being a health-insurance plan in which members receive health care at a standard premium and co-pay if they use providers within an approved network and pay more if they use providers outside the network.
2. Relating to the time, place, or manner in which a business interacts with its customers.

point of service n.
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Study participants who did not receive the point-of-service education included 127 patients from the urban setting and 186 patients from the suburban setting.
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It will also facilitate benefit availment at point-of-service especially for those who do not have the means to pay for health services.
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In the past two years, enrollment in PPOs rose to 43% from 35%, while enrollment in closed-panel HMOs lagged at 30%, and open-ended HMOs, or "point-of-service plans," declined to 16% from 20%, according to the National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans, released by William M.