Health insurance and Obamacare terms

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

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underwriter

The company that assumes responsibility for the risk, issues insurance policies and receives premiums.

underwriting

Underwriting or medical underwriting is process used by insurance companies (particularly in the individual market) to determine if an applicant is an… Read more

usual, customary and reasonable (UCR) or covered expenses

Usual, customary and reasonable (UCR) or covered expenses refer to the amount customarily charged for or covered for similar services… Read more