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Glossary

  1. H

    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    A federal law that outlines the requirements that employer-sponsored group insurance plans, insurance companies, and managed care organizations must satisfy in order to provide health insurance coverage in the individual and group healthcare markets.
  2. S

    State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
    A program, established by the Balanced Budget Act, designed to provide health assistance to uninsured, low-income children either through separate programs or through expanded eligibility under state Medicaid programs.