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Watch the Getting Started video for simple, step-by-step instructions for enrolling in the Catalyst Pathways® program.

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Important Terms

  • Appeal: A request from a patient’s insurance company to review the denial of coverage.
  • Benefits: Services covered under a health insurance plan.
  • Co-Insurance: The patient’s portion of the cost of a covered healthcare service after their deductibles have been met.
  • Co-Payment: The fixed amount patients pay for a covered healthcare service. A person’s co-payment amount depends on their insurance plan.
  • Deductible: The most money a patient pays each year for healthcare services before their health insurance plan begins to pay.
  • Excluded Services: Healthcare services not covered by a patient’s insurance.
  • Insurance: A policy that covers all or a portion of a person’s medical expenses and/or medicines.
  • Medically Necessary: Healthcare services or medicine needed to prevent, diagnose, or treat a disease or its symptoms.
  • Neurological: Related to the nerves and the nervous system within the body.
  • Neuromuscular: Related to the nerves and muscles within the body.
  • Out-of-Pocket Costs: Costs for medical care that aren’t covered by insurance and must be paid by the individual.
  • Out-of-Pocket Maximum: The most money a patient will pay for covered healthcare services each year.
  • Prior Authorization: Approval from a patient’s insurance company before they will cover the cost of a healthcare service or medicine.
  • Specialty Pharmacy: A pharmacy that delivers specialty medicines direct to patients through FedEx.
  • Titration: Titration is the process of steadily adjusting your medicine to obtain maximum benefit with manageable side effects as prescribed by your doctor.

Keep a list of these terms handy for quick reference.