Process through which insurance providers and health care professionals plan for a patient’s needs after discharge from a care facility.
Discrimination Based on Health Status
The practice of limiting or denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions.
Health care programs designed to help patients manage their treatments.
Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Payments
Program that allows hospitals to receive additional funding if they treat a large number of Medicaid-covered or uninsured patients.
Drug Discount Program
New provisions in the Affordable Care Act extend 340(b) drug discounts to cover more types of care providers.
Medicare Part A and/or B recipients who either qualify for Medicare Savings Program or qualify for Medicaid benefits.
A situation that arises when an individual is covered by multiple health plans.
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
Any equipment used in a home to aid in a better quality of life, some DME coverage is included in most insurance.