Definitions for catastrophic illness
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severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.
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