Wortformen:(regular plural) deferred periods
( Insurance : Medical insurance )
He selected a deferred period of six months because he knew he would receive sick pay from his company for that
period and wouldn't need the insurance benefits.
Benefits are payable when the policyholder becomes incapacitated and after the deferred period has passed.
The deferred period is the period of time from when a person has become unable to work until the time
that the benefit begins to be paid.
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