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reimbursement

 [re″im-bers´ment]
a compensation or paying back; see also payment.
third party reimbursement third party payment.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

reimbursement

Managed care Payment by a 3rd party–eg, an insurance company, to a hospital, physician, or other health care provider for services rendered to an insured/beneficiary. See Prospecitve reimbursement, Third-party payer.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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