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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 ?
Several score lay down in the snow in a long row, while many others knelt in mock humility, scooping snow upon their heads and claiming the rite accomplished.
Was it claiming a deference toward herself, to which she was not entitled, to expect a letter either from Sir Jervis, or from Miss Redwood; giving her some information as to the journey which she was about to undertake, and expressing with some little politeness the wish to make her comfortable in her future home?
Crayford became aware of the presence, in the conservatory, of a young gentleman who was claiming Clara as his partner in the coming waltz.
Countess Narona,' Francis resumed, 'if your object in claiming my acquaintance is to mystify me, you have come to the wrong man.
It was later in the day that he took me in his arms, manifesting great embarrassment and claiming polygamous emotions.