We've compiled a list of common health care and health insurance related terms to help you better understand words commonly used in our industry and on our web site.
Terms appear in alphabetical order. To use the glossary, please choose the first letter of the term you would like to view.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM
A voluntary health insurance program administered by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for federal employees, retirees, and their dependents and survivors.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEE PROGRAM (FEP)
A health care coverage program designed for Federal employees and their families.
Intentional misrepresentation by either providers or consumers to obtain services or payment for services. Fraud may include deliberate misrepresentation of need or eligibility; providing false information concerning costs or conditions to obtain reimbursement or certification; or claim payment for services which were never delivered or received.