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National Prevention Council

Created through the Affordable Care Act, a group chaired by the Surgeon General and comprised of 20 federal departments, agencies, and offices to ensure the health, well-being and resilience of the American people. Their mission is also known as the National Prevention Strategy.

Gatekeeper

A colloquial term for a primary care physician who is responsible for coordinating patient care and referring the patient to specialists. Many insurance programs, particularly…