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|A Health Maintenance Organization that is contracted with CMS provides access to a network of doctors and hospitals that coordinate your care. This allows you to get more benefits than the Original Medicare Plan and many Medicare supplement plans.
|Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act|
|A law passed in 1996, HIPAA is also called the "Kassebaum-Kennedy" law. It expands your health care coverage if you have lost your job and protects you and your family from discrimination based on past or present health conditions.
|Health Savings Account (HSA)|
|An account held in trust for the account holder. The employer or employee makes annual tax-free contributions to the account that must be maintained in conjunction with a high deductible health insurance policy.