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ap·peal

(ă-pēl')
In health care accounting, denotes a request from a physician or clerical worker in a health care facility for a third-party payer to reconsider a decision about a disallowed claim for compensation.
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Alternately I appealed to one and another of the three men,-- first to the grey-haired man to let me land, and then to the drunken captain to keep me aboard.
We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.
The life and character I have found portrayed there have appealed always to the consciousness of right and wrong implanted in me; and from no one has this appeal been stronger than from George Eliot.
standing apart from the rest, and appealed to him personally.
Westwick's sleepless nights; and he especially appealed to a grey-headed gentleman, a guest at the breakfast-table of an English traveller, to take the lead in the investigation.
He appealed to the Ass to fly with him, lest they should both be captured, but the animal lazily replied, "Why should I, pray?
Instead, the case had to be first appealed to the district court (1) or bankruptcy appellate panel.
These rights stopped the IRS from enforcing liens and levies while the taxpayer appealed the action.
Last year, she paid $1,300, but, had Carter not appealed her assessment, she would have paid $1,600.
A jury entered a verdict in favor of the prisoner, the district court awarded attorney fees and the officer appealed.