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  1. EOB
  2. deductible
  3. out-of-pocket cost
  4. copayment
  5. HMO

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FDA approved

A medication or medical device that has been reviewed and approved by the FDA to be safe and effective for specific uses

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Uniform Glossary

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Also known as the Glossary of Health Coverage and Medical Terms. This was jointly developed by the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services.