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term & abrrev 4040w3

4040 wk 3Terminology and abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
WC Workers Compensation
ERISA Employee retirement Income security act
Feca Federal employees compenstion act
WP Waiting period
SIF Subsquent Injury Fund
TD Temporary Disabilty
ND Non Disablity
P & S Permanent and Stationary
C & R Compromise and release
CRX Chest Xray
ML Medical Legal
POA Present on addmission
MDC Major Diagnostic Categories
DRG Diagnosis related group
OPPS outpatient propective payment system
PPS Prospective payment system
Tcs Transaction and code set
AHA American Hospital Assocition
Adjudication The final determination of the issues invovling settlement of an insurance claim
Extraterritorial Benefits under a state law that apply to a comensable injury of an employee hired in one state but injured outside that state
INJURY THIS TERM SIGNIFIES ANY TRAUMA OR DAMAGE TO A BODY PART OR DISEASE SUSTAINED, ARISING OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT
ERGONOMIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY THAT SEEK TO FIT THE ANATOMIC AND PHYSICAL NEEDS OF THE WORKPLACE
DEPOSITION THE PROCESS OF TAKING SWORN TESTIMONY FROM A WITNESS OUT OF COURT
COMPROMISE AND RELEASE AN AGRREMENT ARRIVED AT WHETHER IN OR OUT OF COURT FOR SETTLING A WORKERS COMPENSATION CASE AFTER THE PATIENT HAS BEEN DECLARED PERMANENT AND STATIONARY
PERMANENT AND STATIONARY A PHRASE USED WHEN A WORKERS COMPENSATION PATIENT'S CONDITION HAS BECOME STABILIZED AND NO IMPROVEMENT IS EXPECTED
PERMANENT DISABILITY AN ILLNESS OR INJURY EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE LIFETIME OF THE INJURED WORKER
SEQUELAE DISEASED CONDITION AFTER AND USUALLY RESULTING FROM A PREVIOUS DISEASE
SUB ROSA FILMS VIDEO TAPES MADE W/OUT THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT USED TO INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS CLAIMS IN WORKERS COMPENSATION CASES
SUBSEQUWNT INJURY FUND A SPECIAL FUND THAT ASSUMES ALL OR PART OF THE LIABILITY FOR BENEFITS PROVIDED TO A WORKER BECAUSE OF THE COMBINED EFFECT OF A WORK RELATED IMPAIRMENT AND PREEXISTING CONDITION
TEMPORARY DISABILITY THE RECOVERY PERIOD AFTER A WORK RELATED INJURY DURING WHICH THE EMPLOYEE IS UNABLE TO WORK AND THE CONDITION HAS NOT STABILIZED
THIRD PARTY LIABILITY IS RATED ACCORDING TO THE SEVERITY OF THE INJURY, THE AGE OF THE INJURED PERSON, AND THE PATIENT'S OCCUPATION AT THE TIME OF INJURY
THIRD PARTY SUBROGATION THE TRANSFER OF CLAIMS AND RIGHTS FROM THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR TO THE THIRD PARTY LIABILITY CARRIER
WAITING PERIOD THE INITIAL PERIOD OF TIME WHEN A DISABLED INDIVIDUAL IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE BENEFITS EBEN THOUGH THEY ARE UNABLE TO WORK
WORK HARDENING AN INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OF THERAPY USING SIMULATED PR REAL JOB DUTIES TO BUILD UP STRENGTH AND IMPROVE THE WORKERS ENDURANCE
WORKER'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE A CONTACT THAT INSURE A PERSON AGAINST ON THE JOB INJURY OR ILLNESS
OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESS OR DISEASE AN ABNORMAL CONDITION OR DISORDER BY ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED W/ EMPLOYMENT
LIEN A CLAIM ON A PROPERTY OF ANOTHER AS SECURITY FOR A DEBT
BY REPORT A REPORT MUST BE SUBMITTED W. THE CLAIM WHEN THE NOTATION "BR" FOLLOWS THE PROCEDURE CODE DESCRIPTION
Created by: Lanealto88