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MOD 150 UNIT 2 THEORY

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WHEN INSURANCE CARRIERS DO NOT PAY CLAIMS IN A TIMELY MANNER WHAT EFFECT DOES THIS HAVE ON THE MEDICAL PRACTICE?WHAT DOES THE INSURANCE BILLING SPECIALIST NEED TO MONITOR TO BE ABLE TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE COLLECTION PROCESS
DECREASED ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF ACCOUNTS RECIEVABLE SHOULD BE
1.5 TO 2 TIMES THE CHARGE FOR 1 MONTH OF SERVICES
ACCOUNTS THAT ARE 90 DAYS OR OLDER SHOULD NOT EXCEED
15% TO 18% OF THE TOTAL ACCOUNTS RECIEVABLE
WHAT SHOULD BE DONE TO INFORM A NEW PATIENT OF OFFICE FEES AND PAYMENTS POLICIES
(ALL OF THE ABOVE)
THE PATIENT IS LIKELY TO BE THE MOST COOPERATIVE IN FURISHING DETAILS NECESSARY FOR A COMPLETE REGISTRATION PROCESS
BEFORE ANY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED
WHEN INSURANCE CARRIERS DO NOT PAY CLAIMS IN A TIMELY MANNER WHAT EFFECT DOES THIS HAVE ON THE MEDICAL PRACTICE
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
PROFESSIONAL COURTESY MEANS
MAKING NO CHARGE TO ANYONE PATIENT OR INSURANCE COMPANY FOR MEDICAL CARE
WHEN COLLECTING FEE'S YOUR GOAL SHOULD ALWAYS BE TO
COLLECT THE FULL AMOUNT
THE MOST COMMON METHOD OF PAYMENT IN A MEDICAL OFFICE IS
PERSONAL CHECK
WHEN THE PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE RECIEVES NOTICE THAT A CHECK WAS NOT HONORED THE FIRST THING TO DO IS TO
CALL THE BANK OR THE PATIENT
MESSAGES INCLUDED ON STATEMENTS TO PROMOTE PAYMENT ARE CALLED
DUN MESSAGES
WHAT IS THE TYPE OF BILLING SYSTEM IN WHICH PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IS USED
COMPUTER BILLING
EMPLOYMENT OF A BILLING SERVICE IS CALLED
OUTSOURCING
THE FIRST STATEMENT SHOULD BE
PRESENTED AT THE TIME OF SERVICE
THE FIRST TELEPHONE CALL TO THE PATIENT TO TRY TO COLLECT ON AN ACCOUNT SHOULD BE MADE
AFTER THERE IS NO RESPONSE FROM THE THIRD STATEMENT
WHAT IS A CARD CALLED THAT PERMITS BANK CUSTOMERS TO MAKE CASHLESS PURCHASES FROM FUNDS ON DEPOSIT WITHOUT INCURRING REVOLVING FINANCE CHARGES FOR CREDIT
DEBIT CARD
HOW MANY INSTALLMENTS(EXCLUDING A DOWN PAYMENT) MUST A PAYMENT PLAN HAVE TO REQUIRE FULL WRITTEN DISCLOSURE
FOUR OR MORE
PATIENT ACCOUNTS THAT ARE 90 DAYS OR OLDER SHOULD NOT EXCEED WHAT PERCENT OF THE TOTAL OFFICE ACCOUNTS RECIEVABLE
15% TO 18%
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE FEDERAL ACT THAT PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION IN ALL AREAS OF GRANTING CREDIT
TRUTH IN LENDING ACT
WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE ACT DESIGNED TO ADDRESS THE COLLECTION PRACTICES OF THIRD-PARTY DEBT COLLECTORS AND ATTORNEYS WHO REGULARLY COLLECT DEBTS FOR OTHERS
FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT
ALL COLLECTIONS CALLS SHOULD BE PLACED
AFTER 8AM AND BEFORE 9PM
WHICH GROUP OF ACCOUNTS WOULD A COLLECTOR TARGET WHEN HE OR SHE BEGINS MAKING TELEPHONE CALLS
60 TO 90 DAYS ACCOUNTS
IN MAKING COLLECTION TELEPHONE CALLS TO A GROUP OF ACCOUNTS HOW SHOULD THE ACCOUNTS BE ORGANIZED TO DETERMINE WHERE TO BEGIN
ORGANIZE THE ACCOUNTS ACCORDING TO AMOUNTS OWED AND START WITH THE LARGEST AMOUNT
A PLAN IN WHICH EMPLOYESS CAN CHOOSE THEIR OWN WORKING HOURS FROM WITH A BROAD RANGE OF HOURS APPROVED BY MANAGEMENT IS CALLED
FLEX TIME
WHEN WRITING A COLLECTION LETTER
USE A FRIENDLY TONE AND ASK WHY PAYMENT HAS NOT BEEN MADE
IF AN INSURANCE COMPANY SEEMS TO BE IGNORING ALL EFFORTS TO TRACE A CLAIM SEND A COPY OF THE
HISTORY OF THE ACCOUNT
NETBACK IS A TERM USED TO DESCRIBE
A COLLECTION AGENCY'S PERFORMANCE
THE PART OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM THAT ALLOWS LAYPEOPLE TO SETTLE A LEGAL MATTER WITHOUT USE OF AN ATTORNEY IS THE
SMALL CLAIMS COURT
IN A BANKRUPTCY CASE MOST MEDICAL BILLS ARE CONSIDERED
UNSECURED DEBT
WHICH TYPE OF BANKRUTCY IS CONSIDERED WAGE EARNER'S BANKRUPTCY
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WHEN URODYNAMICS ARE PERFORMED AND THE PHYSICIAN ONLY INTERPRETS THE RESULTS, THE CORRECT MODIFIER WOULD BE
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TO REPORT THE CYSTOURETHROSCOPIC REMOVAL OF A SELF-RETAINING INDWELLING URETERAL STENT, THE CORRECT CODES WOULD BE 52310 OR 52315. WHAT MODIFIER WOULD BE APPLIED
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AN INSTILLIATION PROCEDURE OF THE BLADDER IS PERFORMED FOR TREATMENT OF
BLADDER CANCER
THE TYPE OF TREATMENT USED TO TREAT PROSTATE CANCER BY PLACING THE RADIOACTIVE ELEMENTS DIRECTLY INTO THE PROSTATE
BRACHYTHERAPY
WHEN LITHOTRIPSY IS PERFORMED, THE PATIENT MAY BE SORROUNDED BY
STONES
WHAT DO THE LETTERS IN UPP STAND FOR
URETHRAL PRESSURE PROFILE
WITHIN THE MALE GENITAL SYSTEM, THE GREATEST NUMBERS OF CODES FALL UNDER WHAT CATEGORY
PENIS
THE TERM THE DESCRIBES THE STUDY OF THE MOTION AND FLOW OF URINE IS
URODYNAMICS
ENDOSCOPIC PROCEDURES WITHIN THE URINARY SUBSECTION, KIDNEY SUBHEADING, ARE OFTEN DIVIDED BASED ON THIS UNIQUE FACTOR
URGENCY OF PROCEDURE
URETHRAL DILATATION CODES ARE OFTEN DIVIDED BASED ON THIS FACTOR
(NONE OF THE ABOVE)
THE UNPAID BALANCE DUE FROM PATIENTS FOR SERVICES THAT HAVE BEEN RENDERED IS CALLED
ACCOUNTS RECIEVABLE
THE PATIENT INFORMATION SHEET IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE
PATIENT REGISTRATION INSURANCE FORM
THE STATEMENT THIS BILL IS NOW 30 DAYS PAST DUE PLEASE REMIT PAYMENT IS CALLED A
DUN MESSAGE
A FORMAL REGULATION OR LAW SETTING TIME LIMITS ON LEGAL ACTION IS KNOWN AS
STATUE OF LIMATIONS
WHEN DEALING WITH MANAGED CARE CONTRACTS DO NOT SIGN CONTRACTS THAT USES THE ___CLAUSE BECAUSE THIS IS A WAY FOR ONE PARTY TO SHIFT FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES TO ANOTHER PARTY
HOLD HARMLESS
A RADICAL RETROPUBIC PROSTATECTOMY WITH NERVE SPARING
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THE PATIENT HAD A 3.8 CM TESTICULAR LACERATION REPAIR FROM A BASEBALL INJURY
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