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Acronym assignment

(example: Health Maintenance Organization)

H - has a smaller network of health care providers than other plans, generally.

E - even preventative medicine is covered

A - all members must be referred to a specialist in order to be covered by the plan

L - lots of paperwork is avoided because there is no claim form to complete

T - There is a problem if covered members are away from their network (for example, children away at school)

H - Health care premiums are kept down by working within the network.

The other two words "Maintenance Organization" would also be used to fully explain their topic Student posters would be displayed throughout the classroom.

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