Daftar Istilah Asuransi

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Abcess :

A localized inflammation due to a collection of pus in the bone or soft tissue, usually caused by an infection.

Abutment :

A tooth or implant used to support a prosthesis. A crown unit used as part of a fixed bridge.

Adjudication :

The administrative procedure used to process a claim for service according to the covered benefit.

Allowable Charge :

The maximum fee that a health plan will reimburse a provider for a given service.

Alternative Birthning Center :

A facility offering a "non-traditional" ("not like a hospital") setting for giving birth. While alternative birthing centers can range from free-standing centers to special areas within hospitals, birthing centers are generally known for a more comfortable, home-like atmosphere, allow more participation by the father and have more procedural flexibility than commonly found in hospital births.

Amalgam :

A dental filling material, composed of mercury and other minerals, used to fill decayed teeth.

Alveoloplasty :

A surgical procedure used to recontour the supporting bone structures in preparation of a complete or partial denture.

American Dental Association (ADA) :

A professional association of dentists dedicated to serving the public and profession of dentistry.

American Medical Association (AMA) :

A professional association of physicians dedicated to promoting the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Ancillary care :Diagnostic and/or supportive services such as radiology, physical therapy, pharmacy or laboratory work.

Anesthetic :

A class of drugs that eliminates or reduces pain. See local anesthetic.


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