Individual Health Dictionary-Glossary

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Allowable Fee

The maximum amount an insurer will pay for a medical procedure.

Alternate Care Facility

A care facility that provides personal assistance on a 24 hour basis, but differs from a nursing facility as it does not provide skilled nursing services.



The amount you must cover for medical expenses before your insurance policy starts paying. Deductibles are usually made on an annual basis. For example, if your deductible is $250, you must pay that amount out of your own pocket each year before your insurance company will start covering the cost.

Empire Solutions

7056 Archibald Ave,

Corona, CA 92880

Phone. 909-224-7200