This denotes the traditional method of payment for health care services, in which physicians or other providers set their own fees for services and the patients or insurance companies pay.

FEE-FOR-SERVICE: "Fee for service is used by health care professionals."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEE-FOR-SERVICE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fee-for-service/ (accessed October 16, 2021).