self-pay

self-pay

noun A popular term for a person who pays out of pocket for a health-related service in absence of insurance to cover the medical or surgical procedure performed.
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The parents had paid for a normal delivery self-pay package worth Dh8,000, but owing to the high bills of a premature delivery, they are now unable to meet the unexpected expenses.
Contract: Cov - self-pay kiosks (with on-going hardware and software support)
SiriusXM added 131,000 net new self-pay subscribers in the first quarter to end with nearly 29.1 million self-pay subscribers.
Anderson's article, "Is It Time To Get Back Into Billing?", reflects on the self-pay model that Oswald's currently has for their durable medical equipment.
CARTI's revenue defensibility is midrange, characterized by low Medicaid and self-pay exposure and a leading market share for its services in the stable and growing service area.
30, SiriusXM's number of self-pay subscribers increased by 6% from Q3 2016, to 26.9 million.
SELF-PAY OPTIONS And for many that don't have private medical insurance 'self-pay' seems to be an option, especially with finance available to some (subject to terms and conditions).
The cuts, combined with shortages of nurses and care workers, the introduction of the national living wage for staff and increasing reliance on people who can self-pay means many care homes are "under unprecedented pressure", the report said.
The number of self-pay patients going to Spire Yale Hospital has doubled over the last five years and is continuing to grow.
Self-pay care packages are available, with interest-free credit, so you don't have to pay up front all at once.
The book The Self-Pay Patient provides cures to these problems.