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C – Definitions of Health Insurance Terms

Health insurance terms beginning with the letter C.

Catastrophic Health Insurance
Learn what a catastrophic health insurance plan is and how it differs from other types of health insurance. Learn what it covers and what to expect.

Claim—What Is It?
Learn what a health insurance claim is, why you might have to file a claim, and what to expect if you do.

COBRA Health Insurance—What Is It?
Learn what COBRA health insurance is and how it works.

Coinsurance
Learn what coinsurance is.

Consumer-Directed Health Care
Definition and explanation of the term consumer-directed health care.

Copayment
Learn what copayment means.

Cost-Sharing—What Is It?
Learn the meaning of the term cost-sharing. Find out what it is and why you have to pay it.

Cost-Sharing Health Insurance Subsidy—What Is It?
Learn what the cost-sharing health insurance subsidy is, how it differs from other subsidies, who’s eligible, and how it can help you.

Cost Transparency
Definition and explanation of the term cost transparency.

Counterfeit Drug
Learn the meaning of the term counterfeit drug.

Coverage Gap
Learn the meaning of the term coverage gap.

Covered Drug
Learn the meaning of the term covered.

Creditable Coverage
Learn the meaning of the term creditable coverage.

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