Friday, August 29
The expiration date of a law or government program.
Thursday, August 28
Medicare Part A and/or B recipients who either qualify for Medicare Savings Program or qualify for Medicaid benefits.
Wednesday, August 27
Percent of Poverty
A term for the income of an individual as it relates to the federal poverty line; it is often used to determine if an individual qualifies for a government program.
Tuesday, August 26
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
A form of health insurance in which the enrollee pays a smaller portion of health care costs when they use pre-approved health care providers.
Monday, August 25
Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA)
Legislation which requires that mental health benefits be on par with medical and surgical benefits offered by a group health plan.