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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 ?
He became more hostile and irreconcilable; and until his death, in 1901, never renounced his claim to be the original inventor of the telephone.
But Daylight, who had panned the spotted rim of Carmack's claim and shaken coarse gold from the grass-roots, and who had panned the rim at a hundred other places up and down the length of the creek and found nothing, was curious to know what lay on bed-rock.
Your delusion constitutes your peculiar claim on my forbearance.
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?
Tell this thieving Sioux, then, that I come to claim the conditions of our solemn bargain, made at the foot of the rock.
Much stress has been laid upon the fact that the accused offered a very large reward for the knife with which this murder was done; that no thief came forward to claim that extraordinary reward; that the latter fact was good circumstantial evidence that the claim that the knife had been stolen was a vanity and a fraud; that these details taken in connection with the memorable and apparently prophetic speech of the deceased concerning that knife, and the finally discovery of that very knife in the fatal room where no living person was found present with the slaughtered man but the owner of the knife and his brother, form an indestructible chain of evidence which fixed the crime upon those unfortunate strangers.
Archer's generation) were aware that, in the eyes of the professional genealogist, only a still smaller number of families could lay claim to that eminence.
All these things seem to make it plain, that none of these principles are justly founded on which these persons would establish their right to the supreme power; and that all men whatsoever ought to obey them: for with respect to those who claim it as due to their virtue or their fortune, they might have justly some objection to make; for nothing hinders but that it may sometimes happen, that the many may be better or richer than the few, not as individuals, but in their collective capacity.
No laggard may claim Tara of Helium; but haste now lest thou lose also Olvia Marthis, whom I have never seen wait long to be claimed for this or any other dance.
John of Gaunt made up his mind to resist this claim, and John Wyclif, who had already begun to preach against the power of the Pope, helped him.
In like manner are the antients, such as Homer, Virgil, Horace, Cicero, and the rest, to be esteemed among us writers, as so many wealthy squires, from whom we, the poor of Parnassus, claim an immemorial custom of taking whatever we can come at.
Only in this case I claim to take the place of the Countess Lucille, my wife.