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medical billing-unit 4
Terms in this set (25)
accounts receivable (A/R)
the total amount of money owed for professional services rendered.
an amount owed on a credit transaction.
in a medical practice, the amount of actual cash generated and available for use by the medical practice within a given period of time.
the relationship between the amount of money owed and the amount of money.
a patients payment of a portion of the cost at the time the service is rendered; sometimes referred to as coinsurance.
accounting entry reflection payment by a patient of a sum received on his or her account.
a system of billing accounts at spaced intervals during the month based on breakdown of accounts by alphabet, accounts number, insurance type, or date of first service
a legal obligation to pay money.
a reduction of a normal charge based on a specific amount of money or a percentage of the charge.
a message or phrase to inform or remind a patient about a delinquent account.
a willful act by an employee of taking possession of an employers money.
an individual who has received professional services within the past 3 years from the physician or another physician of the same specialty who belongs to the same group practice.
a list of charges or established allowances for specific medical services and procedures.
a claim on the property of another as security for a debt.
an individual who has not received any professional services from the physician or another physician of the same specialty who belongs to the same group practice within the past 3 years.
a debt in which a debtor pledges certain property.
a debtor who has moved and neglected to give a forwarding address.
assets or debts that have been determined to be uncontrollable and are therefore adjusted of the accounting books as a loss.
preauthorieation for certain sevices or care to specalist.
a manual reminder system.
appointment schedule (appt's)
assigning time slots for patients visit.
facilities the coordination of appropriate time segment for staff, patient and equipment.
name, address, date of birth...
the first representative of the medical office.
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