Friday, March 7
Preapproval from an insurance plan before an enrollee undergoes routine care.
Thursday, March 6
Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI)
Health coverage for business owners, employees and often for dependents that is provided by employers. Also known as Group Health Insurance.
Wednesday, March 5
An amount that a person or family subtracts from the amount of income tax that they owe.
Tuesday, March 4
Episode of Care
Refers to a period of illness, a hospital stay, or the duration of treatment for one condition.
Monday, March 3
Institute of Medicine (IOM)
A non-profit that works outside the government with a focus on providing unbiased advice for the public and private sector when making decisions regarding health.