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DCHealthSmarts℠ Glossary

Health insurance can be complicated. That’s why we partnered with UnitedHealth Group® to bring you a plain language glossary to make it easier for you to understand words you’ll see when shopping for or using your health plan.

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The DCHealthSmarts℠ Glossary explains terms commonly found on DCHealthLink.com, insurance plan information, DC Health Link applications and federal tax forms. The DCHealthSmarts℠ Glossary also includes healthcare terms and definitions from the UnitedHealth Group® Just Plain Clear® Glossary. Definition content and Just Plain Clear® trademark are used under license, ©2018 UnitedHealth Group, All Rights Reserved. The definitions are not legal definitions. The definitions in your plan documents, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or other government regulations will govern your coverage.