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cov·er·age

(kŭv'er-ij),
A measure of the extent to which the services rendered cover the potential need for these services in a community; applied specifically to such services as immunization in developing countries.

coverage

[kuv′ərij]
the extent to which services rendered by a health care program cover the potential need for them.
Malpractice The provision of liability insurance—e.g., typical ‘coverage’ for medical malpractice insurance ranges from $1–3 million per incident and $3–5 million for complete liability coverage
Managed care The extent of insurance or benefits afforded by an insurance policy
Medspeak The provision of medical services by one physician for another, who is usually board certified in the same specialty as the physician for whom he is ‘covering’; in the US, a physician must ensure ‘coverage’ when absent from his practice, or he is legally liable for ‘abandonment,’ should a patient need care during his absence

coverage

Clinical medicine The provision of medical services by one physician for another, who is usually board certified in the same specialty as the physician for whom he is 'covering'; in the US, a physician must ensure 'coverage' when absent from his practice, or he is legally liable for 'abandonment,' should a Pt need care during his absence Medical malpractice The provision of liability insurance–eg, typical 'coverage' for medical malpractice insurance ranges from $1-3 million per incident and $3-5 million for complete liability coverage. See Nose coverage, Tail coverage Managed care The extent of insurance or benefits afforded by an insurance policy. See Carve-out coverage, Coordinated coverage, Creditable coverage, Extended coverage, Portable coverage, Primary coverage, Secondary coverage, Vision care coverage.

cov·er·age

(kŭv'ĕr-ăj)
A measure of the extent to which the services rendered cover the potential need for these services in a community; applied specifically to such services as immunization in developing countries.

cov·er·age

(kŏv'ĕr-ăj)
A measure of the extent to which the services rendered cover the potential need for these services in a community.

coverage,

n 1. benefits available to an individual covered under a dental benefits plan.
2. See denture coverage.
coverage year,
n the 12-month period over which deductibles and maximum benefits apply for each person.
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One of her concerns is how the Social Security Disability Insurance program, which is supposed to serve people with severe disabilities, interacts with the ACA provision that requires people who guess wrong about their income during the coverage year to pay back excess APTC subsidy help.
4 million filers who put information about Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) premium tax credits in their returns reported receiving an average of only about $3,200 in APTC subsidy support each for the 2015 coverage year, for a total of about $4.
The penalties PPACA imposes on many individuals who lack minimum essential coverage (MEC) are much bigger for the 2016 coverage year than they were for the 2015 coverage year, and the penalties for 2015 are much bigger than they were for the 2014 coverage year, he said.
For the 2014 coverage year and the 2015 tax filing year, PPACA exchanges sent many consumers inaccurate 1095-A forms.
It began selling exchange coverage in many states for the 2015 coverage year, and it's now selling 2016 exchange coverage in more states.
The IRS may face pressure to enforce the 1095-C requirements for the 2015 coverage year, because of concerns that lack of employer reporting data contributed to problems with verifying exchange plan users' coverage applications and tax returns for the 2014 coverage year, but the agency could also offer access to additional extensions or other types of relief, such as relaxation of the standards for the forms that employers do send out.
CMS will let its Center for Medicare division wait until the 2016 coverage year to send out 1095-B coverage reporting notices to all Medicare enrollees.
Taxpayers can use the 2015 Form 8965 to apply for exemptions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) individual coverage mandate for the 2015 coverage year.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could begin issuing the first risk corridors program payments for the 2014 coverage year in a few weeks.
Missing coverage years may prove to have been written by insolvent insurers.
He includes topics that only began to receive much coverage years after they occurred, such as "Japanese Internment," and topics that used to figure more prominently in textbooks than they do now, such as the influence of French Huguenots in the settlement of colonial St.