date of service

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date of ser·vice

(DOS) (dāt sĕr'vis)
In health care finance, the day when a therapy was initially provided; often of great importance in verifying charges covered with a third-party payer.
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IBR is available for any disputed medical service bill where the date of service is on or after January 1, 2013 and the fee is determined by the DWC fee schedule.
Physicians may also find that they will use both coding sets for a short period of time after the compliance date, if they need to submit claims with a date of service that occurred before Oct.
The date of service determines whether ICD-9 or ICD-10 is used, according to CMS, with services performed before Oct.
Effective immediately, any Medicare Fee-For-Service claim with a date of service on or after Jan 1, 2010, must be received by your Medicare contractor no later than one calendar year (12 months) from the claim's date of service--or Medicare will deny the claim.
Petrotrin had 21 days from the date of service to respond, failing which World GTL would enter a default judgment, with a demand for the compensation;
The relationship between implementing EDI and a change in debtor days (number of days from date of service to date of payment) was investigated.
496 16-0 Requirement in (b) for service of objection to a claim "in the manner provided for service of formal notice" deleted and replaced by requirement for certificate or other proof of service, which establishes date of service.
According to the airline, from 5 January, which is the effective date of service discontinuation, travellers located in the Washington DC area with tickets for Independence Air will be allowed to travel stand-by on US Airways.
The encrypted file's header identifies the provider, patient and priority, as well as the work type, date of service and record time.
Information that is readily available includes time between filing and date of service, payer mix, claims denials (timely filing, authorization), requests for additional information, average time for payer to pay claim and coding and/or fee changes.
In addition, individual trigger codes are included for each motion, many of which have unique deadlines based on date of service or date of hearing.