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“Low health literacy is costing the U.S. health system about $238 billion each year, money that could be used much more effectively to modernize and improve the healthcare system for everyone,” wrote Steven Rush, director of the health literacy innovation program at UnitedHealth Group in a recent blog. Here are the most frequently searched terms (and definitions) from UnitedHealth Group’s Plain Clear English-Spanish Glossary employers may want to review with employees this year.

Also see: ”Health literacy, The ABCs and 123s of better health.”