deterrent fee

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In a fee-for-service health care system, a deterrent fee is one that inhibits contact between someone seeking health care and the source of its provision. It is intended as a form of economic rationing system, but it can act as a barrier between persons who need health care and the service or agency that could provide this care.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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