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Accounts Receivable

The sum of the monies owed to a person or enterprise which was incurred in the course of business transactions and not supported by negotiable paper.
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ac·counts re·ceiv·a·ble

(AR, A/R) (ă-kownts' rĕ-sē'vă-bĕl)
The aggregate of money owed to the health care practice by all patients and/or insurers.
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