baby boomer

A person who was born between 1946 and 1964.

balance billing

A provider’s bill to a covered person for charges above the amount paid by the health plan or insurer. In some cases this is because a provider is not part of the insurer’s network.

basic health program

Beginning in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states have the option to create a basic health program to provide coverage to individuals with incomes between 133 and 200 percent of the federal poverty level, in lieu of having these individuals get coverage...