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Health insurance and Obamacare terms

What does health reform mean to you? Start with these definitions.



Fee-for-service is a system of health insurance  payment in which a doctor or other health care provider is paid a… Read more

filing threshold

Federal income taxes are due from those who earn more than a threshold amount. The amount varies with your age,… Read more

fixed-dollar indemnity plan

A fixed-dollar indemnity plan is a type of medical insurance that pays a pre-determined amount on a per-period or per-incident… Read more


See medical flexible spending account.

full-time equivalent

The full-time equivalent is used to determine employer size under the ACA. Any employee working at least 30 hours per… Read more