An entry on an account constituting an addition to a revenue, net worth, or liability account; the balance in a person's favor in an account.
An entry on an account constituting an addition to an expense or asset account or deduction from revenue, a net worth, or a liability account.
Cards that look like credit cards and by which money may be withdrawn or the cost of a purchase paid directly from the holder's bank account without the payment of interest.
An organization under contract to the government as well as some private plans to act as financial representatives in handling insurance claims from providers of health care; also referred to as fiscal intermediary.
Able to take care of ordinary living expenses, but not able to afford medical care.
also called the write it once system; a method of tracking patient accounts that allow the figures to be proved accurate through asthmatically formulas.
transferring or carrying from a book of original entry to a ledger; entering figures in an account system.
third party payor
someone other than the patient, spouse, or parent who is responsible for paying all or part of the patients medical costs.