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benchmark plan

September 1, 2020 – There are two different meanings for the term benchmark plan – and both have to do with the Affordable Care Act: 1. The… Read more

Bronze plan

August 16, 2020 – See Obamacare metal… Read more

bundled plan

November 2, 2017 – Bundled plans consist of multiple types of health coverage that a consumer can purchase together, typically with one integrated premium.… Read more

balance billing

September 5, 2017 – Balance billing occurs when providers bill a patient for the difference between the amount they charge and the amount that the patient's… Read more

beneficiary

September 20, 2016 – The beneficiary is enrolled in a health insurance plan and receives benefits through the… Read more

brand-name drug

September 17, 2016 – Prescription drugs marketed with a specific brand name by the company that manufactures it, usually the company which develops and patents… Read more

broker

September 5, 2016 – A broker is a licensed insurance salesperson who is contracted with multiple carriers to provide a wide range of quotes and plan designs… Read more