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claim

an itemized statement of services and costs from a health care provider or facility submitted to the insured for payment.

claim

As defined by the MDU (Medical Defence Union), the largest carrier for medical indemnity insurance in the UK, a claim is:
(i) a demand for, or an assertion of a right to, compensation or damages; or
(ii) an intimation of an intention to seek compensation or damages.

claim

A demand for compensation Managed care A written request by an insured or assignee–eg, provider for payment of benefits covered by an insurance policy; a bill for healthcare service(s) sent by a provider to the Pt's insurance or health plan, which may review the claim for validity before paying benefits. See Aberrant claim, Electronic billing, Unassigned claim Malpractice A formal statement by a plaintiff alleging that a civil wrong has been committed by a defendant. See Cross claim.

claim

(clām)
A statement from a patient or health care provider presented to an insurance company or HMO for payment for services performed.

claim

(clām)
A statement from a patient of a health care provider presented to an insurance company or HMO for payment.

claim,

n 1. in a juridic sense, a demand of some type made by one person or another.
2. a request for payment under a dental benefits plan.
3. a statement listing services rendered, the dates of services, and itemization of costs. Includes a statement signed by the beneficiary and treating dental professional that services have been rendered. The completed form serves as the basis for payment of benefit.
claim form,
n the form used to file for benefits under a dental benefits program; includes sections for the patient and the dental professional to complete.
References in classic literature ?
And others came forward with claims so vague and elusive that Bell would scarcely have been more surprised if the heirs of Goethe had demanded a share of the telephone royalties on the ground that Faust had spoken of "making a bridge through the moving air.
New York has always been a commercial community, and there are not more than three families in it who can claim an aristocratic origin in the real sense of the word.
Daylight staked a claim in his own name adjoining the three he had purchased with his plug tobacco.
I don't pretend to much knowledge of the subject," she said; "but I should be surprised indeed if I discovered that you had any claim on me which the law could enforce.
As regarded the appropriation of the soil, the facility of communication, the rapidity of transport, the claims of both States were evenly balanced.
And do you think, my excellent friend, that a musician when he adjusts the lyre would desire or claim to exceed or go beyond a musician in the tightening and loosening the strings?
Nay, I absolutely claim a property in all such sentiments the moment they are transcribed into my writings, and I expect all readers henceforwards to regard them as purely and entirely my own.
I am happy to say that there appears to be no reason why your claim should not be fully admitted.
Tell this thieving Sioux, then, that I come to claim the conditions of our solemn bargain, made at the foot of the rock.
There still are discordant and undecided claims between several of them, and the dissolution of the Union would lay a foundation for similar claims between them all.
Finally, at the suggestion of the International League of Cannon Founders, which had important branches in both countries, they decided to refer their claims to the Bumbo of Jiam, and abide by his judgment.
He could not, because the claims of his own soul were more binding on him than those claims his father and his teacher made upon him.