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Glossary of Billing Terms

Definitions for common medical billing and health insurance terms

When you need or receive health care services, you may come across billing or health insurance terms that are unfamiliar. Below you’ll find definitions for many of these words and phrases in our medical billing glossary.


You can also count on Scripps to help you understand the billing and insurance process or read your medical bill. Find answers to frequently asked questions or talk to a billing expert by calling 877-727-4777.


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