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Friday, April 17

Section 125 Plan

A plan that allows for employees to pay for health insurance premiums and receive certain benefits on a pre-tax basis.

Thursday, April 16

Vertical Integration

Control of a large portion of the supply chain for a product. As it applies to health care, companies might control insurance, hospitals, and clinics.

Wednesday, April 15

Tax on High-Cost Insurance

A new tax, beginning in 2018, also known as the "Cadillac Tax" that applies only to individual insurance plans that cost over $10,200 or family plans that cost over $27,500.

Monday, March 2

Dual Eligibles

Medicare Part A and/or B recipients who either qualify for Medicare Savings Program or qualify for Medicaid benefits.

Friday, February 27

Obamacare

Commonly used political shorthand for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care reform law signed by President Obama; also referred to as the Affordable Care Act or ACA.

General Practice

Also known as primary care providers or family doctors, these doctors do not have specialist training and offer a wide range of basic health care…