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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

claim

(clām)
A statement from a patient or health care provider presented to an insurance company or HMO for payment for services performed.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

claim

(clām)
A statement from a patient of a health care provider presented to an insurance company or HMO for payment.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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But claimers can be shark-infested waters, so when connections set a price that undervalues the ability of their horse they will inevitably face a fight to keep it from the those with a nose for a bargain.
Even when better prize-money has been on the table, claimers often fail to attract quality in large numbers.
Without significantly turning up prize-money levels and the minimum/maximum claiming price thresholds I suspect GB claimers will remain confined to basement grade.
About a tenth of the Flat races in Britain staged each year are claimers and sellers.
I've done this for contests that were not claimers and sellers, and not restricted to either 2yos or 3yos for the current British Flat season.
Unfortunately for Doyle, lightning struck twice, as she was again adjudged to have hit two-year-old Let Your Love Flow nine times in a claimer yesterday, which left the stewards no option but to hand her a mandatory 15-day ban, as it was her third such offence in the last year.
She keeps running on and she tries hard - when she won her claimer two starts back she needed it [the whip].
The usually consistent Dream Of Fortune (has won seven times, but finished second or third 30 times from 80 starts), normally plies his trade in low-grade handicaps, but when last seen in a claimer nearly broke his losing spell, going down by a head over course and distance in October.
David Evans shows a level-stakes profit of pounds 40.18 (8-25) in Wolverhampton claimers this term, so certainly knows what's required.