Almoner

Definition of Almoner

Al´mon`er   Pronunciation: ăl´mŭn`ẽr
n.1.One who distributes alms, esp. the doles and alms of religious houses, almshouses, etc.; also, one who dispenses alms for another, as the almoner of a prince, bishop, etc.
2.A social worker in a hospital.
3.An official in a hospital whose job it is to calculate how much a patient must pay for treatment.

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caseworker, medical social worker, social worker, welfare worker
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