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health reimbursement arrangement (HRA)

June 12, 2020 – A HRA (health reimbursement arrangement) is a  pre-tax way for employers to reimburse employees for qualified medical expenses incurred by… Read more

high-deductible health plan (HDHP)

May 26, 2020 – In lay terms, a high deductible health plan could simply be considered a policy with a high deductible. But the term “high-deductible… Read more

health savings account (HSA)

April 25, 2020 – A health savings account (HSA) is a tax-deductible savings account that’s used in conjunction with an HSA-qualified high-deductible… Read more

health care sharing ministry

January 27, 2020 – Health care sharing ministries are non-insurance entities in which members "share a common set of ethical or religious beliefs and share… Read more

health insurance

October 14, 2019 – Health insurance – also referred to as medical insurance or health care insurance – refers to insurance that covers the cost of a… Read more

health insurance marketplace

May 7, 2017 – A health insurance marketplace – or health insurance exchange – is a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, established to provide a… Read more

health maintenance organization (HMO)

April 17, 2017 – Health maintenance organizations, or HMOs, are a type of health insurance plan. If your coverage is an HMO, you'll need to pick a primary… Read more

health insurance exchange

December 6, 2016 – A health insurance exchange is an online marketplace where consumers can compare and buy individual health insurance… Read more

habilitative coverage

September 27, 2016 – Coverage of rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices was mandated as an essential health benefit under the Affordable Care Act… Read more

health care decision counseling

September 17, 2016 – Services, sometimes provided by insurance companies or employers, that help individuals weigh the benefits, risks and costs of medical… Read more

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

September 17, 2016 – The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) allows persons to qualify immediately for comparable health… Read more