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Abzinsung

English translation: Discounting

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05:03 Dec 18, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical / pharmacoeconomics
German term or phrase: Abzinsung
Abzinsung der Lebensjahre

pharmacoeconomic article
Heart
United States
Local time: 22:38
English translation:Discounting
Explanation:
Never heard though that years can be discounted. In general this is about money. Perhaps life expectancy in the context of an insurance?
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Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 21:38
Grading comment
Many thanks also to D. Herrmann who 'agreed' with this answer and went on to confirm that it is indeed used in a medical-economic context.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +2Discounting
Andy Lemminger


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56 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Discounting


Explanation:
Never heard though that years can be discounted. In general this is about money. Perhaps life expectancy in the context of an insurance?

Andy Lemminger
Canada
Local time: 21:38
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 1127
Grading comment
Many thanks also to D. Herrmann who 'agreed' with this answer and went on to confirm that it is indeed used in a medical-economic context.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kathi Stock: I also know this term only out of business/financial
2 hrs

agree  Dietrich Herrmann, MD, PhD, MBA: No, Andy, you are quite right. Discounting is the term used in studies dealing with possible net gain of new procedures, drugs etc.
3 hrs
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