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billing

The submission to a payer—patient or his or her health insurance carrier—a bill for services rendered or products tendered.
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billing

Managed care The submission to a payer–Pt or his/her health insurance carrier, a bill for services rendered or products tendered. See Balance billing, Central billing, Consolidated billing, Direct billing, Indirect billing, Insurance only billing.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When consolidated billing for non-Part A patients kicks in, you will find that this education will have been a solid investment.
LTC Solutions understands the need for effective communication between clinical and billing. That is why LTCS software takes users seamlessly from preadmission through reimbursement, with ongoing, guaranteed regulatory compliance.
More commonly, overqualified professionals perform tasks at their normal billing rates.
An example of this is billing for a diagnostic hysterectomy/laparoscopy for dysmenorrhea when the services being provided are for evaluation and treatment of infertility, which may be exluded from the patient's insurance contract.
The fact is that once the DEP converts all buildings to meter billing they are going to remove all programs that will give a building recourse if a water bill gets too high.
Consolidated Billing starts on July 1 for all facilities concerned, regardless of their cost-reporting year schedule.
Divided by estimated chargeable hours [divided by] 1,800 Equals cost per chargeable hour $20 Times billing multiple 3 Equals target rate $60 Actual billing rate used $60
In the case of long-term care providers, the types of billing practices targeted for enforcement include: claims for services not rendered or "ghost" supplies; claims for unnecessary services; billing for services not covered, such as wound care kits and certain urinary incontinence devices; and duplicate payments.
In discussing his firm's credit and collection policies, Stewart said, "CPAs should create an environment that does not allow other people to abuse them financially." He began billing clients once per month and sending detailed monthly progress bills on work not yet completed for both individuals and businesses.
The Court clearly has the authority to determine if all or part of the billing appears excessive and must be disallowed.
Individuals who are responsible for the care and treatment of patients must also have ultimate responsibility for billing. Files must be complete.
With increased competition and narrower profit margins, billing and collection have become ever more important to accountants.