Definitions for "Major Medical"
Expenses associated with hospital confinement, surgery, and medical conditions requiring a broad range of services and supplies.
Insurance that provides benefits for most types of medical expenses up to a high maximum benefit. Such contracts often contain limits and usually are subject to deductibles and co-insurance.
As it applies to health insurance, this is a term that consumers are most familiar with. This type of health insurance contains more benefits than a basic hospital expense policy because it tends to offer benefits for catastrophic illness or injury and also usually covers minor doctor costs as well. p 173