Monday, October 20
A mechanism of provider payment where providers or hospitals receive a single payment for all of the care provided for an episode of illness, rather than per service. Total care provided for an episode of illness may include both acute and post-acute care.
Friday, October 17
Profit and Loss (P&L)
The revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specific period of time, usually a fiscal quarter or year.
Thursday, October 16
Provision of the ACA requiring organizations with more than 200 full time employees to enroll all new full-time employees in a health plan.
Wednesday, October 15
A fixed percentage of the premium cost that helps individuals purchase health coverage on the new health insurance exchanges.
Tuesday, October 14
Also known as primary care providers or family doctors, these doctors do not have specialist training and offer a wide range of basic health care services.