assignment of benefits


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assignment of benefits

A method where the person receiving medical benefits assigns the payment of those benefits to a physician or hospital.

assignment of benefits

Health insurance A method where the person receiving the medical benefits assigns the payment of those benefits to a physician or hospital. See Dual assignment, Mandatory assignment, Participation, Random assignment.

as·sign·ment of ben·e·fits

(ă-sīn'mĕnt ben'ĕ-fits)
Authorization from an insured to allow any payment to go directly to the physician.

as·sign·ment of ben·e·fits

(ă-sīn'mĕnt ben'ĕ-fits)
Authorization from an insured to allow any payment to go directly to the physician.

assignment of benefits,

n a procedure whereby a beneficiary or patient authorizes the administrator of the program to forward payment for a covered procedure directly to the treating dental professional.
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It would also require the assignee and policyholder to provide the insurer with the assignment of benefits agreement and require the assignee to provide the insurer with a final invoice.
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Joseph the ME-nchenstift GmbH, Luise-Kiesselbach-Platz 2, 81377 Munich, and the Margarete von Siemens House of ME-nchenstift GmbH, HeiglhofstraE-e 54, 81377 Munich, Germany; Details and assignment of benefits to the houses see tender documents.
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The partial assignment of benefits within an object (maintenance, reason, window, curtain cleaning, blowdown) is not possible.

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