surcharge

(redirected from surcharges)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

surcharge

(in the United States) an additional fee charged to health plan enrollees for benefits not provided in the health plan contract.

surcharge,

n a stated dollar amount paid to the dental professional by the beneficiary in addition to other reimbursement received by third-party payers.
References in periodicals archive ?
We do not have to second guess if we eventually get a fuel surcharge.
While its price of gas generally averages several cents more than Arco's bargain rates, Chevron has no surcharge.
The automatic fuel surcharge idea came from a National Defense Transportation Association committee meeting in New Orleans, in August.
The double-dipping ATM surcharge is an outrageous example of .
Both motions called for immediate action to remove the street-use surcharge.
The California Public Interest Research Group, a consumer watchdog group based in Los Angeles, said Wednesday that the increase means 77 percent of all ATMs in the state now carry a surcharge on ``foreign'' ATMs.
A residential surcharge increase for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipments of 10 cents per package and a residential surcharge increase for FedEx Home Delivery of 25 cents per package.
city users tax, a state regulatory fee, and a Care Fund surcharge.
The surcharges are intended to offset rapidly rising energy costs, such as natural gas prices that have doubled since May 2005.
50 surcharge fee to noncustomers who use its automated teller machines less than a year after pledging not to do so.
Intermodal revenue, which represents approximately 41% of the Company's consolidated revenue, rose 8% excluding fuel surcharges in the third quarter of 2005 vs.
ATM surcharges mean the customer pays twice for the same service,'' said Assemblyman Michael Sweeney, D-Hayward, author of the bill.