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Tuesday, April 21

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.

Monday, April 20

Adjudication

Administrative process for reviewing insurance claims

Friday, April 17

Section 125 Plan

A plan that allows for employees to pay for health insurance premiums and receive certain benefits on a pre-tax basis.

Thursday, April 16

Vertical Integration

Control of a large portion of the supply chain for a product. As it applies to health care, companies might control insurance, hospitals, and clinics.

Wednesday, April 15

Tax on High-Cost Insurance

A new tax, beginning in 2018, also known as the "Cadillac Tax" that applies only to individual insurance plans that cost over $10,200 or family plans that cost over $27,500.

Third Party Payer

A company or organization other than the patient or care provider that pays a portion of the costs for the individual's health care.