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What Do All Those Silly Employee Benefits Acronyms Stand For Anyway?

Undoubtedly we will be adding more acronyms in the coming year, so here is a quick list from some of the current ones.  🙂

As we head into a new season of new and current rules surrounding employee benefits, we look forward to working with all our vendors, partners, insurance companies, TPA, PBM’s, Providers and most importantly our Client’s, to help navigate the new harbors of healthcare delivery financing.

  • ADA — Americans with Disabilities Act
  • ADEA — Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • BA — Business Associate
  • CE — Covered Entity
  • CARES Act — Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act
  • CMS — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • COBRA — Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
  • EDI — Electronic Data Interchange
  • EEOC — Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • ePHI — Electronic Protected Health Information
  • FFCRA — Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • FMLA — Family and Medical Leave Act
  • GINA — Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
  • HCTC — Health Coverage Tax Credit
  • HHS — Department of Health and Human Services
  • HIPAA — Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • HITECH — Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act
  • MHPA — Mental Health Parity Act
  • MHPAEA — Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act
  • MSP — Medicare Secondary Payer
  • NMHPA — Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act
  • OCR — Office for Civil Rights
  • PCE — Preexisting Condition Exclusion
  • PDA — Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • PHI — Protected Health Information
  • QB — Qualified Beneficiary
  • QE — Qualifying Event
  • QMCSO — Qualified Medical Child Support Order
  • RRE — Responsible Reporting Entity
  • TRICARE — The U.S. military’s health care program
  • USERRA — Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • WHCRA — Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act


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