Glossary of Terms

Deductible
A form of cost sharing in a managed care plan, in which a consumer pays a fixed dollar amount of covered expenses each year, before the plan begins paying its share of costs.
Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP)
In NYS this program will promote community-level collaborations and focus on system reform, specifically a goal to achieve a 25 percent reduction in avoidable hospital use over five years. Safety net providers will be required to collaborate to implement innovative projects focusing on system transformation, clinical improvement and population health improvement (DOH).