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Point of Service (POS)

  • By: Bradley E. Goldstein
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Point of service (POS), or point of sale, is a general term commonly used to mean that payment is rendered at the time of service. In healthcare, point-of-service plans are more flexible and allow consumers to choose healthcare services from either ...

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