4 terms

computers in the medical office chapter 4

STUDY
PLAY
CHART NUMBER
A UNIQUE NUMBER THAT IDENTIFIES A PATIENT.
ESTABLISHED PATIENT
A PATIENT WHO HAS BEEN SEEN BY A PROVIDER IN THE PRACTICE IN THE SPECIALTY WITHIN THREE YEARS.
GUARANTOR
AN INDIVUAL WHO MAY OR MAY NOT BE A PATIENT OF THE PRACTICE, BUT WHO IS THE INSURANCE POLICYHOLDER.
NEW PATIENT
A PATIENT WHO HAS NOT RECEIVED SERVICES FROM THE SAME PROVIDER OF THE SAME SPECIALTY WITHIN THE SAME PRACTICE FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS.