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Glossary of Health Insurance Terms

As you explore our site, you may come across an unfamiliar word or term. We've developed a glossary of health care terms we hope will help you.

Select one of the following letters to take you to the part of the alphabet that applies.

J

J Codes - The procedure codes that identify specific ingredients and dosage in a given injection.

JCAHO - See "Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations."

Joint Commission on Accreditation on Healthcare Organizations -JCAHO - The entity that oversees certain providers of health care services making sure they meet specific criteria. This helps ensure the patient receives quality health care.