Fictitious Business Name Statement

A certificate provided by a local or state governmental office that clarifies the true owner of a business or company. When a company or individual conducts business under an assumed name, this is referred to as a “fictitious name.” It may also be referred to as a “trade name” or “doing-business-as (DBA)” name. For the purposes of group health insurance, this statement confirms the identity of the business applying for coverage with a health insurance company.