Medicaid SSI Glossary


  • Advance Directive

    Isang pasya sa iyong pangangalagang pangkalusugan na iyong paunang ginawa sa sandaling hindi mo na magagawang magsalita para sa iyong sarili kailanman. This will let your family and your doctors know what decisions you would make if you were able to.


    Ambulatory surgical center/short procedure unit.

  • Pagpapahintulot

     Isang O.K. o pag-apruba para sa isang serbisyo.


  • Mga Benepisyo

    Services, procedures and medications that Medicaid SSI will cover for you.


  • Clinical Care Management

    Services, procedures and medications that UnitedHealthcare Community Plan will cover for you.


  • Disenrollment

    To stop your membership in Medicaid SSI.


  • Earned Income

    Money received from wages, including from a sheltered workshop or work activity center, self-employment earnings, and some royalties and honoraria.

  • Emergency

    When you reasonably believe that your health is in serious danger.


  • Federal Poverty Level (FPL)

    Poverty income thresholds by family size that are annually updated by the Census Bureau for inflation.

  • Panloloko

    An untruthful act – an example is someone other than you using your Medicaid SSI member ID card and pretending to be you.


  • ID Card

    Identification card – a card that says you are a Medicaid SSI member. Dapat na nasa iyo ang card na ito sa lahat ng oras.

  • Informed Consent

    You agree to all medical treatments.

  • Inpatient

    Kapag ipinasok ka sa isang ospital sa isang partikular na haba ng panahon.


  • Medical Necessity

    Your health care provider decides if a treatment, admission, procedure, medical supply, equipment, service or supply is medically necessary.

  • Miyembro

     A person who is eligible for Medicaid SSI.


  • Outpatient

    Kapag may pinagawa kang pamamaraan na hindi nangangailangan ng magdamag na pananatili sa ospital.


  • Primary Care Physician (PCP)

    A doctor you choose to be your family physician. They have their own private practices.

  • Prior Authorization

    The process for any service that needs an O.K. from Medicaid SSI before it can take place.

  • Provider

    Any medical professional that Medicaid SSI has contracted with to take care of you.

  • Direktoryo ng Provider

    A list of providers who participate with Medicaid SSI to help take care of your healthcare needs.


  • Referral

    When you and your primary care provider agree you need to see another doctor, your primary care provider will send you to a Medicaid SSI specialist.


  • Self-Referred Services

    Mga serbisyo na kung saan hindi mo na kailangang magpatingin sa iyong provider ng pangunahing pangangalaga para sa isang referral.

  • Special Needs Unit (SNU)

    A voluntary service offered by Medicaid SSI that can give you extra help in understanding and using your benefits if you have a disability or other special need.

  • Specialist

    A doctor that has specific, detailed training in one certain medical field.


  • Treatment

     The care that you may receive from doctors and facilities.


  • Unearned Income

    Money received from all other sources, such as: gifts, interest, Social Security, Veteran's benefits or pensions.

  • Agarang Pangangalaga

    When you need care, treatment or medical advice within a 24-hour time period.

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