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  1. deductible
  2. coinsurance
  3. out-of-pocket cost
  4. primary care physician
  5. PPO

Term of the Week

sigmoid colon

The part of your large intestine that connects your descending colon to your rectum. The sigmoid colon absorbs water as your body moves stool towards your rectum.

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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.