What is a Deductible?

Deductible

[dih-duhk-tuh-buh l]

noun

1.

A Deductible is the amount of money a policyholder must pay out of pocket before any insurance payments are made. For example, if repairs to a personal vehicle cost $1,000, but the Deductible on that Policy is $500, the policyholder must pay $500 toward the repairs before the insurance company covers the other $500.

Share |

Have A Question About This Topic?

Thank you! Oops!
 

Related Contents

Your DNA Test

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.