Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account


most legal issues of private health insurance claims fall under

civil law

when does the physician/patient contract begin?

when the physician accepts the patient and agrees to treat the patient

most physician/patient contracts are


when a patient carries privatemedical insuranc, the contract for treatment exist between

the physician and the patient

who does the contract exist between in a worker' compensation case?

the physician and the insurance company

the insured is always

the individual enrollee or organization protected ( work)

the reason for a condination of benefites statement is a health insurance policy is

to prevent duplication or pverlappimg of pymts for the same medical expense

Mr. Talili has two medical insurance prevent duplication of payment for the same medical expense, the policies include a

condition of benefits statement

when a medical facility is sent correct reimbursment from a insurance company for professional services, the sites receives

all the above:
the indemnity
the payment
the check

if a child has health insurance coverage from two parents, aconding to the birthday law

the health plan of the person whos bday ( month and day) falls earlier in the calendar year will pay first

acconding with the bday law, if both the mother and the father have the same bday

the plan of the person who has cover longer is the primery payer

conditions that existed and were treated before the health insurance policy was issued and called


an attachment to an insurance policy that excludes certain illlinesses or disabilities that would otherwise be covered is referred to as a/an


what is the correct term to used to determine if a procedure is covered and demically necessary?


Mrs. Thompsett leaves her place of employment. she is eligible to reansfer her medical insurance coverage from a gropu to an induvidual contract. this is know as

conversion privilage

why would conversion from a griopu policy to an individual policy be advantageous?

no physician examination required

Mr. Ott laid laid off from his job. he is protected by COBRA which requires his employer to

extend group health insurance coverage for 18 months

the act created to protect workers and their families so that they can get maintain health insurance if they change or lose their jobs is called the

consolidated omnibus budget reconciliation act ( COBRA)

a type of managed care organization created by the 1982 Tax Equality and Fiscal responsibility act (TEFRA) that allows for enrollemnt of medicare beneficiaries into managed care plans is a/an

comperirive medical plan (CMP)

a state and federal program for chindrens who are younger than 21 years of age and have special heatlh care need is

maternal and child heatlh programns (MCHP)

Assigment of benefits is

the transfer of one of legar right to collect the amount payable under an unsurance contract

a ecounter form may also be know as a

patient service slip

the source documets for insurance claims data is the


a daily record sheet used to record daily business transactions is called a /an

day sheet

it is advisable to process insurance claims

in batches, grouping claims of patients who have the same ty[e of insurance

an insurance claims register facilites

follow up insurance claims

when the physician services have been submitted to the patient's insurance company by the physician's office, the patient should

be send a monthly statements indicating the insurance company has been billed

a health record is considered

medical information
medical record

a medical report is a

permanet legal document
part of the health record
both a and c

the key to substant procedure and idagnostic code selections for proper reimbursement is

supporting documentation on the health record

reasons for documentation are

defence to a professional liability claim
insurance carries require accurate documentation that supports procedure and diagnostic codes

the SOAP in a patient medica record charting may be define as

Sunbjective, Objective, Assasekent Plan

when a patient fails to return for needed treatment, documentation should be made

in the patient medical record
in the appoiment book
on the financial record or ledger card

how sould an entry a patien's medical record be corrected

cross out the incorrect entry, substitute the correct information, date and initial

a concise statement describing the symptoms, problems, condition, diagnosis physician-recommended return, or other factor that is the reason for the encounter is abbreviated


levels of evaluation and management services are based on type(s) of physical examination that may be

problem focused

an expanded problem-focused examination is a/an

limited examinaation of single organ or system

the official american hospital association policy states that "abbreviations should be totally eliminated from the more vital sections of the record, such as the "

discharge summaries

a diseased condition or state is know as


what does comorbidirty mean?

uderlying diseases or other conditions present att the time of the visit

a new patient is one who

has not received any professional service with the physician witing the past 3 years

an stablished patient is one who

has previously received professional service from a physician or another physician of the same specialtly who belongs to the group practice within the past 3 years

in dealing with manages care plans, a referral is

the transfer or the total or specific care of a patient from one phyician to another
the term used when requesting an authorization for the patient to receive services elsewhere

when a discossion takes place with a patient concerning the risjs and benefits of treatment option, it is considered


parts of the small and large intestines, right ovary, right uterine tube, appendix and right uterer are found in the

right lower quadrant

repair of lacerations that require layered closure of one or more or more of the deeper layer of skin and tissues is known as


the code to repair a superficial laceration is found in the CPT intergumentary/surgery sectoion


once an individual has been found guilty of committing a medicare or medical program-related crime,

exclusion from the program participation is mandatory

who may acept a subpoena

the person prospectice witness
and autorized person

records that must be retained indefinitely include

patients medical records, xray films, and inactive patients medical records

the health insurance claims (CMS-1500) is know as the

universal claim form

an insurance claim form that contains no staples or highlighted areas and on which the bar code are has not been deformed is called

a physical clean claim

an insurance claim submitted with erros is referred to as

a dirty claim

what is the protocol to follow on receiving request for an attending ohysician statements from an insurance company on a patient who has applied for health insurance

request a fee form the insurance company before sending the attending physical statement

if you received, a request, accomopainedwith the correct autorization, asking to substract medical information from a patient medica record,

send only the information requested

office visits may be grouped on the insurance claims form if each visit

is consecutive and uses the same procedure code

OCR is the acromym for

optical character recognition

OCR guidelines for the CMS-1500 claim form state

it should not be fotocopied by the physician office to save an expenseve of nuying huge quantities

how should blocks be treated on an OCR CMS-1500 claim form that does not need any information?

leave the block blank

the CMS-1500 claim form is divided into which of the following major sections?

patient and physician information

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording