Sunday, September 15, 2019, 7:03 PM
Site: Healthy Connections Medicaid E-Learning
Course: Learning Resources (Learning Resources)
Glossary: Glossary
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beneficiary

A beneficiary is an enrollee who receives a Medicaid-covered service or (beginning 1998) has a managed care or private health insurance premium paid on his/her behalf (an alternate reference to recipient).

biometrics

Biometrics is the science and technology of measuring and analyzing biological data.  In information technology, biometrics refers to technologies that measure and analyze human body characteristics such as DNA, fingerprints, eye retinas and irises, voice patterns, facial patterns and hand measurements for authentication purposes.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

(BCBS) - Health Insurance Company

Bureau of Care Management and Medical Support

The Bureau of Care Management and Medical Support Services is responsible for the oversight of Managed Care Organizations, Managed Care Beneficiary Enrollment, Medical Support Services that enhance direct care, School-Based and Private Rehabilitative Services, Dental, and Transportation Services.

Bureau of Long Term Care and Behavioral Health Services

The Bureau of Long Term Care and Behavioral Health Services is responsible for all long term care programs, both institutional and community based, for the elderly and other special needs populations .