Top 5 Terms

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  1. EOB
  2. deductible
  3. HMO
  4. Medicaid
  5. out-of-pocket cost

Term of the Week

licensed practical nurse

A person who has completed a practical nurse training program, passed an exam, and earned a license, but does not have as much training as a registered nurse (RN).

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Uniform Glossary

The Just Plain Clear® Glossary includes all the words in the Uniform Glossary established by the federal government.

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Also known as the Glossary of Health Coverage and Medical Terms. This was jointly developed by the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services.