Home Health Care Glossary

This glossary is to help our home health care community better understand the terms used in relation to care. Please book mark this page for future reference or download our printable version HERE.

Waiting period (job-based coverage) The waiting period is time that must pass before coverage will become effective for an employee or dependent who is otherwise eligible for a job-based health care plan.
Worker's Compensation Worker's compensation is an insurance plan that employees are required to have to cover employees who get sick or injured on the job.