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Self-Insured Firm

A company that pays medical claims for their employees rather than holding insurance, usually hiring an insurance company to administer the benefits. Common among large firms. Self-insured plans are not subject to ERISA law or most Affordable Care Act insurance regulations.

Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

A group of healthcare providers that come together to provide the full range of healthcare services for patients. The provider organization is responsible for the…