Thursday, December 18
Commonly used political shorthand for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the 2010 health care reform law signed by President Obama; also referred to as the Affordable Care Act or ACA.
Wednesday, December 17
Systematic differences in health conditions and treatment due to race, income, language, residency, or other factors.
Tuesday, December 16
Prescription drugs with the same chemical make-up as a drug that went through the full FDA approval process that are sold under a different name and usually by a different company than the maker of the original drug.
Monday, December 15
Life changes that allow an individual to make changes to their health coverage outside of the standard open enrollment period. Common examples include marriage, divorce, or childbirth.
Friday, December 12
Section 125 Plan
A plan that allows for employees to pay for health insurance premiums and receive certain benefits on a pre-tax basis.