medical indemnity

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medical indemnity

A type of health insurance plan for which the insurance reimburses the covered party regardless of where or with whom the covered party seeks healthcare services.

Medical indemnity insurance plans are offered by most of the major health insurers in the US.
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3286) wants to set up a medical expense reimbursement plan by launching a tendering procedure for recommending an insurer as provided by the Article L912-1 of the Code of Social Security.
In reality, top-up health plans are indemnity policies and provide the same benefits as regular reimbursement plan.
Examples of expenses that can be submitted under an insured medical reimbursement plan include deductibles and coinsurance, dental care and orthodontia, annual physicals and preventive care, vision care (including eyeglasses and contact lenses), and treatments for nervous/mental disorders as well as drug and alcohol abuse.
When a tool reimbursement plan is adopted, there is often no change in the employee's total compensation--just a recharacterization of part of the payment.
With a reimbursement plan, the insurance company pays the agency directly, after the client submits bills, and works closely with their care coordinator.
But in order for the medical expenses to be deductible under a self-insured medical reimbursement plan, a bona fide employer-employee relationship must exist.
HITECH Act Reimbursement Plan to Achieve Meaningful EHR Use Adopt EHR Adopt EHR Adopt EHR Adopt EHR in 2011 in 2012 in 2013 in 2014 2011 $18,000 -- -- -- 2012 $12,000 $18,000 -- -- 2013 $8,000 $12,000 $15,000 -- 2014 $4,000 $8,000 $12,000 $15,000 2015 $2,000 $4,000 $8,000 $12,000 2016 -- $2,000 $4,000 $8,000 Total $44,000 $44,000 $39,000 $35,000 Notes: Chart shows potential reimbursements from the CMS to physicians who adopt an electronic health record between 2011 and 2014.
Both may be used when establishing your strategic reimbursement plan and developing payor messaging, used as the basis for new code and payment development.
The court concluded that with respect to this employee, the employer's reimbursement plan was a nonaccountable plan.
He noted that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had approved Virginia's per-diem reimbursement plan for inpatient mental health care, which specifically excludes "professional services.
To the extent an HRA is a self-insured medical expense reimbursement plan, Sec.
The law had three major components, all of which were declared unconstitutional: direct government grants to non-public schools for maintenance and repair; a voucher-like tuition reimbursement plan to low-income parents who had children in private schools; and a tax deduction for parents with children in private schools whose income was between $5,000 and $25,000.