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Health Insurance Marketplace

Also known as The US government-run health insurance exchange website established as a provision of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Health Maintenance Organization

Patients need to choose their PCP which will refer to other specialist if needed. Referral is needed for specialist visits.

Health survey

Questions in the HWS dashboard assigned primarily to assess a patient’s overall daily condition in an RTM program. Questions cover topics such as pain levels, amounts of exercise, personal feelings, etc.

Heart disease

The broad term for a variety of conditions that affect the heart, including blood vessel diseases such as coronary artery disease, congenital defects, infections, and heart rhythm problems. Most forms of heart disease are referred to by the ICD-10 codes I00-I99, which also cover other circulatory system disorders.


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. HIPAA ensures that patient records remain confidential and imposes strict financial and even criminal penalties for violations. Remaining in compliance with the stipulations of HIPAA is essential for any medical institution. See the HIPAA training course for more information about this legislation.


The technical term for high blood pressure. This is one of the most common diagnoses you will see among HWS patients. Hypertension is referred to by the ICD-10 code I10. See also Blood pressure; BPM.