Definitions for "Coordination of Benefits"
A way to decide which insurance company is responsible for payment if you have more than one insurance plan.
Applied in Health and Dental coverage if there is coverage available under more than one plan.
In health insurance, policy provisions used by insurers to avoid duplicate payment for losses insured under more than one insurance policy (e.g., automobile or health) by making one of the insurers the primary payer, assuring that no more than 100% of the costs are covered and preventing the claimant from making a profit.