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A health plan is another name for a health insurance company. One company may have many types of plans. For instance, a brand-name insurance company like Aetna, Blue Cross, Cigna, Kaiser, or United might have health plans with other names. Some common words used in health plan names include Access, Advantage, Bronze, Care,Choice, Gold, HMO, PPO, Saver, Well, as well as others.

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