Health Insurance Dictionary
Confused by all of the health insurance jargon? This dictionary will help you sort it out.
Lifetime Maximum Benefit (or Maximum Lifetime Benefit): The maximum amount a health plan will pay in benefits to an insured individual during that individual’s lifetime.
Limitations: A limit on the amount of benefits paid out for a particular covered expense, as disclosed on the Certificate of Insurance.
LOS: LOS refers to the length of stay. It is a term used by insurance companies, case managers and/or employers to describe the amount of time an individual stays in a hospital or in-patient facility.