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major medical

noun
1.
insurance designed to compensate for particularly large medical expenses due to a severe or prolonged illness, usually by paying a high percentage of medical bills above a certain amount.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; ellipsis of major medical expense insurance plan
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  • Not surprisingly, the potential of image guidance has attracted the major medical-device makers.
  • So far, the teams have avoided major medical problems because of the heat.
  • major medical plans typically cover a comprehensive array of healthcare needs, including doctors' visits, drugs and hospital care.
  • If you and your family are not protected against catastrophic medical costs, you should consider a major medical policy.

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