clearinghouse

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clear·ing·house

(klēr'ing-hows)
A company providing billing services for providers and insurance companies.
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identify the clearinghouses best positioned to absorb the trades.
Much recent regulatory activity has focused on enabling, enhancing, and requiring clearinghouses for these kinds of financing arrangements.
Scott continued: "There also is a widespread conviction that monitoring and regulating those clearinghouses should be entrusted to no less knowledgeable or experienced an institution than the Federal Reserve.
Do you require the use of a clearinghouse for transactions?
Health plans, providers, and clearinghouses that engage in electronic HIPAA transactions must notify patients about their health information privacy practices and inform them of their methods for tracking permissible disclosures.
The Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse, which distributes publications of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and provides customized responses to requests for information
Clearinghouses in the futures and options markets have developed so-called "crossmargining" agreements intended to reduce credit and liquidity risks on intermarket positions, in one case through obligation netting and in other cases through shared control of positions and collateral.
These entities include, but are not limited to, clearinghouses, transactions processors, value-added networks (VANs), payers, providers and provider management organizations.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Huntington National Bank has received approval from the Federal Reserve Board to form the country's first national check clearinghouse.
These liquidity problems and concerns about the clearinghouses might, in turn, have contributed to the break in the arbitrage link between the cash and derivative markets that sent markets into free fall on October 19.
Effective December 2, 2006, the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance will require health care payers that use a clearinghouse to handle state based health claims to ensure that the clearinghouse is properly accredited as to HIPAA and NJ HINT privacy, security and other measures of competence.
EHNAC - which establishes criteria for measuring the performance of clearinghouses and value-added networks - is a not-for-profit accrediting agency that provides independent peer evaluation of an organization's ability to perform at industry-established levels.

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