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Thursday, July 24

Mandatory Benefits

Specific benefits that are required to be covered by health insuring agencies plans. The number and type of benefits vary across states.

Wednesday, July 23

Kaiser Subsidy Calculator

An online tool developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation which calculates one’s ACA exchange insurance subsidy based on one’s income.

Tuesday, July 22

Anti-Injunction Act

Americans cannot challenge a tax until after they have paid it; in reference to court challenges to PPACA.

Monday, July 21

Accreditation

A process through which providers (of health care, or health insurance) are certified to meet standards set forth by agencies that oversee them.

Friday, July 18

Tax Credit

An amount that a person or family subtracts from the amount of income tax that they owe.

Medical Imaging

The technique and process used to create images of the human body for clinical purposes or medical science.