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week 5

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rhinoplasty
plastic surgery of the nose is:
inquiry
A follow-up effort made to an insurance company to locate the atatus of an insurance claim is called:
the ongoing availability of cash on the medical practice
cash flow is:
provide the information
What should you do if an insurance carrier request information about another insurance carrier?
copd
A disease process that causes decreased ability to the lungs to perform their ventilatory function and can result form serveral other chronic disorders of the respiratory organs is called:
duplicate dates of service
An example of a technical error on an insurance claim is:
presented at the time of service
The first statement should be:
state insurance commissioner
If a payment problem develops with an insurance company and the company ignores claims and exceeds time limits to pay a claim, it is prudent to contact the:
aphonia
Chronic laryngitis is most likely to cause which of the following:
tickler file
pending or resubmittted insurance claims may be tracked though a:
30, 60, 90, and 120 days
Accounts receivable are usually aged in time periods of:
rejected
an insurance claim with an invalid procedure code would be:
apnea
Absence of breathing is termed:
decrease in cash flow
When insurance carriers do not pay claims in a timely manner, what effect does this have on the medical practice:
sputum
Material raised form inflamed membranes of the respiratory tract is called:
all of the above
What should be done to inform a new patient of office fees and payment polices?
asthma
A respiratory condition characterized by paroxysmal dyspnea and wheezing is called:
collect the full amount
When collecting fees, your goal should always be to:
inflammation of the lungs
Pneumonia is:
the amount of air taken in and expelled from the lungs
Spirometry is:
pharynx
The throat is the:
embolism
The sudden blocking of an artery by foreign material is called:
nose
Rhinitis is inflammation of the:
tachypnea
Abnormal fast breathing:
statue of limitations
The maximum time during which a legal collection suit may be rendered aganist a debtor is refereed to as a:
delinquent claim
Overdue payment on an insurance claim is referred to as:
lein
A claim on the property of another as security for a debt.
trachea
Pertaining to the windpipe
6 months
The patient registration form should be updated at least every:
eob
Documintation from private insurance carriers sent to participating providers that companies payment and descibes the repspone to a claim is referred to be a actonym:
eupnea
Normal respiration:
a/r
The unpaid balance dur from patients for services that have been rendered is called:
tickler file
A suspense or follow-up file used to track pending insurance claims is also called an:
commission
Monitoring the activities of insurance companies and making sure that the interest of the policyholder are protected is the job of the insurance:
appeal
If inadequate payment was received form an insurance company for a complicated precedure, the insurance billing specialist should file an_____________ on behalf of the physician.