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Descriptor English: Insurance, Disability
Descriptor Spanish: Seguro por Discapacidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Seguro por Invalidez
Descriptor French: Assurance invalidité
Entry term(s): Disability Insurance
Tree number(s): N03.219.521.576.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018868
Scope note: Insurance designed to compensate persons who lose wages because of illness or injury; insurance providing periodic payments that partially replace lost wages, salary, or other income when the insured is unable to work because of illness, injury, or disease. Individual and group disability insurance are two types of such coverage. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p207)
Annotation: IM; coord with specific disability if pertinent (IM); specific geog if possible
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Insurance (1966-1995)
Social Security (1966-1995)
Workers' Compensation (1993-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
DeCS ID: 32711
Unique ID: D018868
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/06/06
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Insurance, Disability - Preferred
Concept UI M0028220
Scope note Insurance designed to compensate persons who lose wages because of illness or injury; insurance providing periodic payments that partially replace lost wages, salary, or other income when the insured is unable to work because of illness, injury, or disease. Individual and group disability insurance are two types of such coverage. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p207)
Preferred term Insurance, Disability
Entry term(s) Disability Insurance



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