Health Insurance: Cracking the Code

Health Insurance: Cracking the Code

Health insurance has a language all its own. Here are some words you'll need to know:

Reviewed by: Cory Ellen Nourie, MSS, MLSP
Date reviewed: October 2013





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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