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Covered Lives

What are Covered Lives?

Covered Lives is the total number of individuals enrolled in a health insurance plan and entitled to benefits with a given health insurance provider. Members, subscribers and beneficiaries of the plan are included when determining the total Covered Lives.

Why are Covered Lives important?

Covered Lives can be a useful metric by state and federal governments and other organizations to assure that commercial health insurance plans contribute to a proportionate share of payment for specific services rendered to segments of the population.