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.
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JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS (JCAHO)
A private, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to encourage the attainment of uniformly high standards of institutional medical care.