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What is “other patient responsibility?”

In some cases, a health plan may not deem genetic screening as a covered benefit. In insurance terms, this is called “other patient responsibility.”  

In these cases, the patient is responsible for the cost of the screen and the amount paid will not go toward the patient’s benefits, such as their deductible.  

More questions about insurance terminology? Please review the resources below: