date of service


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date of ser·vice

(DOS) (dāt sĕr'vis)
In health care finance, the day when a therapy was initially provided; often of great importance in verifying charges covered with a third-party payer.
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That information could include first and last name, date of birth, address, phone, date of service, provider, and balance information.
Mauricio, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, within five working days after service hereof exclusive of the date of service,' it stated.
The new version of Kahramaa App includes update to move in and move out services where the customer can upload the required documents and select the date of service connection for one or multiple premises or to move in to the new premises.
Physicians may also find that they will use both coding sets for a short period of time after the compliance date, if they need to submit claims with a date of service that occurred before Oct.
The date of service determines whether ICD-9 or ICD-10 is used, according to CMS, with services performed before Oct.
Effective immediately, any Medicare Fee-For-Service claim with a date of service on or after Jan 1, 2010, must be received by your Medicare contractor no later than one calendar year (12 months) from the claim's date of service--or Medicare will deny the claim.
Petrotrin had 21 days from the date of service to respond, failing which World GTL would enter a default judgment, with a demand for the compensation;
The relationship between implementing EDI and a change in debtor days (number of days from date of service to date of payment) was investigated.
5.496 16-0 Requirement in (b) for service of objection to a claim "in the manner provided for service of formal notice" deleted and replaced by requirement for certificate or other proof of service, which establishes date of service. 5.499 16-0 Requirement in new (e) (former (c)) for service of objection to item listed on proof of claim as to be paid "in the manner provided for service of formal notice" deleted and replaced by requirement for certificate or other proof of service, which establishes date of service.
Your goal should be to receive payment no later than 35 days from the date of service. A delay of up to 50 days is acceptable, but a 90-day delay is not.
Since the California statute of limitations to sue a CPA is two years, or more in some situations, from discovery (not date of service), do you even want to leave that option open?