limiting charge

limiting charge

the maximum amount that can be charged in the United States for the services of a physician who does not accept the restrictions on fees established by Medicare laws. Also called billing limit.
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Also includes calculations for Non Par physician Limiting Charge and Payment amount (also by Facility and Non Facility)
The Court rejected a constitutional challenge to the limiting charge provision, holding that there was no "taking" prohibited by the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
In addition, CTIA requires an in-pixel integration capacitor (Cint), limiting charge storage capacitance and dynamic range.
However, because Medicare approved amounts for non-PAR physicians are 95 percent of the rates for PAR physicians, the 15 percent limiting charge is effectively only 9.
While the limiting charge provisions govern physicians' charges for Medicare-covered services, these provisions do not directly affect charges for non-covered services," according to the statement.
Filing an incorrect or improper claim could result in a $2,000 fine; overcharging or establishing a private agreement with a patient to pay more than the limiting charge for a service risked a similar fine, and potentially even a loss of license.
Moreover, to avoid overheating a fully discharged battery, the SC801 automatically invokes a precharge mode, limiting charge current to 10mA to 125mA for batteries under 2.
an actual charge in excess of the limiting charge .
These physicians have disregarded many limiting charge notices indicating that they overcharged Medicare beneficiaries and failed to make refunds to those patients.
Effective July 1, 1995, this section requires carriers to include, in the Explanation of Medicare Benefits (EOMBs), information regarding the applicable limiting charge (including information concerning the right to a refund) if the limiting charge was exceeded.
In a special session last April, the Oregon Legislature passed a law limiting charges on short-term loans to $10 per $100 on original loans and no more than 36 percent annual interest on subsequent roll-overs, which were limited to two.
The provision limiting charges was implemented in 1991.