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Large Group Plans

Large group plans generally provide health coverage to over 100 members of the same group such as a company, association or union.

Limited Medical Plans

Insurance plans that provide partial coverage for part-time workers who often cannot afford full insurance - often referred to as 'mini med' plans.

Limited Service Hospital

Hospitals that offer a limited range of services - most often rural hospitals.

Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)

Defined by Medicare as hospitals with a length of stay that averages greater than 25 days. They are paid on a separate payment system from other hospitals.

Long-Term Care (LTC)

Health care services required for an extended period of time by individuals unable to fully execute activities of daily living; it can be provided by a variety of agencies in outpatient settings as well as on an inpatient basis.

Third Party Administrator (TPA)

A company or organization that is responsible for the administration of a health plan but does not carry the monetary risk.