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Healthcare Glossary

Healthcare Glossary

NEED HELP IN UNDERSTANDING YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE ?

Unsure of some of the terms used in your policy or reports? You will be happy to know that the Health Issues committee of our LWVPBC has composed a glossary of health insurance terms to assist you.

 

HEALTHCARE GLOSSARY

AHCA – American Health Care Association (a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations).

AHCA – American Health Care Act (aka as Trumpcare) (Note: Senate version is pending as of 6/26/17.).

ACA – Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)

AAAHC – Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care

Capitation – a payment arrangement for healthcare service providers (physicians, etc.). It pays a set amount for each enrolled person, per period of time, whether or not they seek care.

Catastrophic Health Plan – …

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