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Descriptor English: Cost Sharing
Descriptor Spanish: Seguro de Costos Compartidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Custo Compartilhado de Seguro
Descriptor French: Participation aux coûts
Entry term(s): Cost Sharing Insurance
Cost-Sharing Insurance
Insurance, Cost-Sharing
Sharing, Cost
Tree number(s): N03.219.151.170
N03.219.521.576.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017047
Scope note: Provisions of an insurance policy that require the insured to pay some portion of covered expenses. Several forms of sharing are in use, e.g., deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Cost sharing does not refer to or include amounts paid in premiums for the coverage. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Annotation: restrict to insurance: sharing of costs by both insured & insurer
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Deductibles and Coinsurance (1968-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92; COST SHARING INSURANCE was see DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE 1978-91
Online Note: use DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE to search COST SHARING INSURANCE 1978-91
History Note: 92; COST SHARING INSURANCE was see DEDUCTIBLES AND COINSURANCE 1978-91
Related: Health Benefit Plans, Employee MeSH
Managed Care Programs MeSH
DeCS ID: 30175
Unique ID: D017047
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/20
Revision Date: 1993/09/16
Cost Sharing - Preferred
Concept UI M0025903
Scope note Provisions of an insurance policy that require the insured to pay some portion of covered expenses. Several forms of sharing are in use, e.g., deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Cost sharing does not refer to or include amounts paid in premiums for the coverage. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Preferred term Cost Sharing
Entry term(s) Sharing, Cost
Cost-Sharing Insurance - Narrower
Concept UI M0025902
Preferred term Cost-Sharing Insurance
Entry term(s) Cost Sharing Insurance
Insurance, Cost-Sharing



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