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med. billing part

medical billing chapter 1 part 1

Accounting cycle flow of financial transactions in a business
Accounts receivable (AR) term used to describe money coming in to a business
Capitation a fixed amount that is paid to a provider in advance to provide medically necessary services to patients
Coinsurance Under an insurance plan, the portion or percentage of the charges that the patient is responsible for paying
Co-payment a small fixed fee paid by the patient at the time of an office visit
Diagnosis code a value that stands for a patient's illness, signs, or symptoms
Encounter form a form listing procedures relevant to the specialty of a medical office, used to record the procedures
Explanation of beneifts (EOB) document form a health plan that list the amount of a benefit and explains how it was determined
Fee-for-service insuramce plan in which policyholders are reimbursed for health care cost
Health maintenance organization (HMO) type of managed care system in which providers are paid fixed rates at regular intervals
Health plan a plan, program, or organization that provides health benefits
Managed care a type of insurance in which the carrier is responsible for the financing and delivery of health care.
Ploicy holder individual who has contracted with a health plan for coverage.
Preferred provider organization (PPO) a network of health care providers who agree to provide services to plan members at a discounted fee
Premium payment made to a health plan by policyholder for coverage
Procedure code a number that represents medical procedures performed by aprovider
Remittance advice (RA) an electronic document from a health plan that lists the amount of benefit and explains how it was determined.
Created by: ivablake