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dental discount plan

April 3, 2017 – A dental discount plan is a type of inexpensive policy that provides discounts on dental services as long as the member uses a dentist who… Read more

dental insurance

April 3, 2017 – Dental insurance is insurance that covers dental care. Dental insurance has long been separate from medical insurance, although employers… Read more

defined-benefit plan

April 3, 2017 – Defined benefit plan refers to the type of health insurance benefits that employers have traditionally offered their… Read more

deductible

September 17, 2016 – The deductible is the amount an individual must pay for health care expenses before insurance (or a self-insured company) covers the costs.… Read more

denial of claim

September 17, 2016 – Denial of claim is the refusal of an insurance company or carrier to honor a request by an individual (or his or her provider) to pay for… Read more

dependent

September 5, 2016 – A dependent is a person or persons relying on the policy holder for support. May include the spouse and/or unmarried children (whether… Read more