Payment Glossary

HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act attempts to fight again abuse, fraud and waste within health insurance and general health care delivery.

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  • DFI (Development Finance Institution)

    A development finance institution (DFI) is an alternative type of financial institution that provides credit via loans, equity and more.

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  • TILA (Truth in Lending Act)

    The Truth in Lending Act requires the full disclosure of finance charges and terms with regard to costs associated with borrowing.

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