Definitions for "Hospital Expense Insurance"
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health insurance protection against the cost of hospital care resulting from the illness or injury of the insured person.
Health insurance benefits subject to a specified daily maximum for a specified period of time while the insured is confined to a hospital, plus a limited allowance up to a specified amount for miscellaneous hospital ex penses, such as operating room, anesthesia, laboratory fees, etc. Also called hospitalization insurance. (See medical expense insurance)