Match each of the numbered definitions with the correct term in the list below. Write the letter of your choice in the answer column.
a. Advance directive
c. Disability insurance
d. Durable power of attorney for health care
f. Living will
g. Major medical
h. Medicaid
i. Medicare
1. A federal statute that provides employees and their families who lose health benefits the right to elect to continue group health benefits provided by their group health plan for specified limited periods of time. 1. __________
2. A federal statute that provides an individual with rights over his or her health information and establishes limits on who is permitted to view and receive health information.
2. __________
3. A federal program that pays for specified health care expenses for individuals who are 65 years of age or older. 3. __________
4. A document in which a person directs his or her physician and/or health proxy to forgo certain extraordinary medical procedures if the person is dying or permanently unconscious.
4. __________
5. A document that expresses an individual’s wishes regarding his or her health care in the event that he or she becomes incapacitated or permanently unconscious without hope of recovery. 5. __________
6. A federal statute that mandates that all individuals maintain minimal essential health insurance coverage, unless they are covered by employer or government sponsored insurance coverage. 6. __________
7. A federal health care program for certain individuals and families with low incomes.
7. __________
8. Insurance coverage that provides supplementary income to make up for lost wages due to an illness or accident that prevents an employee from working at his or her regular employment. 8. __________
9. A document that appoints an individual as an agent with authority to make health care decisions on behalf of the principal in the event that the principal becomes incompetent.
9. __________
10. A form of health insurance that covers serious illnesses and lengthy hospitalizations, which generally takes effect after other benefits are exhausted. 10. __________

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