Retention Limit

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What does Retention Limit mean? Read on to discover the definition & meaning of the term Retention Limit - to help you better understand the language used in insurance policies.

Retention Limit

Retention Limit

maximum amount of medical and hospital expense an insurer will carry on its own. The limit can be for an individual claim and/or for the insurers total claims, depending upon the terms of the reinsurance contract.

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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines insurance as:

a: The business of insuring persons or property.

b: Coverage by contract whereby one party undertakes to indemnify or guarantee another against loss by a specified contingency or peril.

c: The sum for which something is insured.

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