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  5. coverage gap

Term of the Week

annual deductible

Medicare plans: The amount you pay in a calendar year before your health plan begins to pay

OR

Commercial plans: The amount you pay in a contract year before your health plan begins to pay

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Uniform Glossary

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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.