As an insured person, you pay a percentage of the cost of medical expenses when you receive care that is covered by your insurance plan.
The dollar amount that is paid by the insured perons, you, at the time services are provided by a preferred provider (i.e., doctors, specialists and medical facilities). Co-pay amounts are the responsibility of the insured person.
A specific dollar amount that is paid by the insured person, you, after receiving medical care covered by your insurance plan.
|Preferred Provider Network
A preferred provider network includes networks of doctors, hospitals and specialists. The insured person, you, pays less when receiving care from a doctor or facility within the network.
|Health Insurance Definitions courtesy of Aetna Health Insurance (formerly The Chickering Group)
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