NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,351 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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out-of-pocket cost
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In medicine, the amount of money a patient pays for medical expenses that are not covered by a health insurance plan. Out-of-pocket costs include deductibles, coinsurance, copayments, and costs for non-covered healthcare services.