Definition of major medical in US English:

major medical


  • Insurance designed to cover medical expenses due to severe or prolonged illness by paying all or most of the bills above a set amount.

    • ‘Two years later, he sold it and consulted to two major medical scheme administrators before he again joined forces with Struwig, Prosperity's chief executive.’
    • ‘This indicates that the fund can meet its expense obligations and absorb unexpected major medical disbursements.’
    • ‘Of course, you still have major medical, workman's comp, etc.’
    • ‘Major Medical covers a broader range of medical expenses providing more complete coverage.’