The practice of billing patients for any balance left after deductibles, coinsurance, and insurance payments have been made.
A type of cost-sharing between the insurance provider and the policyholder. After the deductible has been met, the insurance provider pays a certain percentage of the bill, and the policyholder pays the remaining percentage.
a provider that has no contractual agreement with the insurance carrier; the provider does not have to accept the insurance company's reimbursement as payment in full.
illnesses or injuries not covered by the health insurance policy
the individual in whose name the policy is written; the insured
An organization that obtains or arranges for payment of money owed to a third party
person being sued
a listing of all wages and salaries
one who begins a lawsuit