Key healthcare terms
- This is the dental term for the division of the jaws into four equal parts: upper right, upper left, lower left and lower right. Each quadrant generally contains five to eight teeth.
- For a spending account, this is the amount you can be reimbursed for from the account, based on plan or IRS rules.
- For a spending account, this is the amount of a service that is reimbursable from your account based on IRS rules and your plan.
Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
- QMB is a Medicaid program for people who need help paying for Medicare services. To be a beneficiary you must have Medicare Part A and limited income and resources. If you qualify, the Medicaid program pays Medicare Part A premiums, Part B premiums, and Medicare deductibles and coinsurance amounts for your Medicare services.
- This is the measure of the quality of care.
- This is an assessment of the quality of care and any necessary changes that must be made to either maintain or improve the quality of care.
- This refers to the amount of a drug your doctor prescribes (for example, 30 tablets).
- Based on recommendations from the FDA, quantity limits may be set by Humana for some medications. This means you will not be able to receive more than a specified quantity of that drug within any single month.