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Medical Insurance - Chapter 2

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fraud
intentional deceptive act to obtain a benefit
HIPAA
Federal act that set forth guidelines for standardizing the electronic data interchange of administrative and financial transactions, exposing fraud and abuse in government programs, and protecting the security and privacy of health information
National Provider Identifier
under HIPAA, unique 10-digit identifier assigned to each provider by the National Provider System
authorization
document signed by a patient that permits release of particular medical information under specific stated conditions
retention schedule
a practice policy that governs which information from patient's medical records is to be stored, for how long it is to be retained, and the storage medium to be used
subpoena
An order of a court for a party to appear and testify in a court of law