third-party reimbursement

third-party reimbursement

reimbursement for services rendered to a person in which an entity other than the receiver of the service is responsible for the payment. Third-party reimbursement for the cost of a subscriber's health care is commonly paid in full or in part by a health insurance plan, such as Blue Shield or Blue Cross, Medicare, or Medicaid.
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Calculated annual cost of collecting third-party reimbursement
Forty-nine states provide Medicaid reimbursement for APNs and in approximately 34 states, APNs receive third-party reimbursement for at least some services.
PVA and other veterans' service organizations (VSOs) were surprised when HCVA recommended that third-party reimbursement be required for treatment of service-connected disabilities in VA facilities.