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Frequently Asked Questions


Glossary of Common Billing & Insurance Terms

Some of the terminology used in healthcare and managed care can be confusing. To assist in your understanding, we’ve provided a glossary of frequently used words and phrases. Click on the terms below to view more information.

Capitation

Co-payment

Enroll

Fee for Service

HMO Plan

Independent Physician Association (IPA)

Managed Care

Medicare

Member

Medical Group

Open Enrollment

Out of Pocket

Point-of-Service

Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan

Primary Care Physician

Referral or Authorization

 

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