Please see ACA Uniform Glossary
Healthcare and health insurance definitions.
Treatment of mental health, chemical dependency, and substance abuse disorders.
The annual cycle in which a health insurance plan operates. Some benefit years follow the calendar year, renewing in January, whereas others may renew in late summer or fall. Deductibles and other benefit year limits typically reset at the beginning of each new benefit year.
A physician who has passed an examination given by a medical specialty board.