third-party administrator


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third-party administrator

An entity or person performing preauthorization or processing of health care claims; determines payment for benefits under an insuring authority.

third-par·ty pay·er

(thĭrd-pahr'tē pā'ĕr)
An institution or company that provides reimbursement to health care providers for services rendered to a third party (i.e., the patient).
Synonym(s): third-party administrator.

third-par·ty pay·er

(thĭrd-pahr'tē pā'ĕr)
An institution or company that provides reimbursement to health care providers for services rendered to a third party (i.e., the patient).
Synonym(s): third-party administrator.
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co-owner Ron Brandvold will continue as a consultant, and his fellow co-owner Mary Ku will join First Insurance Company of Hawaii s third-party administrator unit as a supervisor.
If we look at what drove the beginning of the third-party administrator business, those demands still exist.
When companies try to process their own claims, it's the same notion as attorneys who represent themselves--they have a fool as a client," said Paula Woolworth, senior vice president of account management and managed care for third-party administrator GAB Robins in Parsippany, N.
A good place to look for one is the local yellow pages, according to Jess Buhite of Health Benefit Administrators, a third-party administrator in Forest Hill, Maryland, who suggests searching under "insurance claims processing services.

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