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Understanding Health Insurance

Health & Kinesiology

Quiz 4 :

Processing an Insurance Claim

Quiz 4 :

Processing an Insurance Claim

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Which is a manual permanent record of all financial transactions between the patient and the practice?
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A nonparticipating provider (nonPAR) is an out-of-network provider who does not contract with the insurance plan, and patients who elect to receive care from non-PARs will incur higher out-of-pocket expenses. The patient __________ expected to pay the difference between the insurance payment and the provider's fee.
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B

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Which person is responsible for paying the charges?
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B

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A child is listed as a dependent on both his father's and his mother's group insurance policies. The father's birth date is March 20, 1977, and the mother's birth date is March 6, 1979. Which policy is primary?
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A participating provider (PAR) contracts with a health insurance plan and accepts whatever the plan pays for procedures or services performed. This means that PARs __________ allowed to bill patients for the difference between the contracted rate and their normal fee.
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Which is a computerized permanent record of all financial transactions between the patient and the practice?
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Which best assists providers in the overall collection of appropriate reimbursement for services rendered?
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Dr. Smith is a participating provider (PAR) for the ABC Health Insurance Plan. Mary Talley is treated by Dr. Smith in the office, for which a $100 fee is charged. Given the information in the table located below, calculate the PAR provider write-off amount. img
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Dr. Jones is a nonparticipating provider (nonPAR) for the ABC Health Insurance Plan. Anne Smith is treated by Dr. Jones in the office, for which a $100 fee is charged. Given the information in the table located below, calculate the nonPAR provider write-off amount. img
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Which means the provider agrees to accept what the insurance company allows or approves as payment in full for the claim?
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Which is the electronic or manual transmission of claims data to payers or clearinghouses for processing?
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The manual daily accounts receivable journal is also known as the __________, and it is a chronologic summary of all transactions posted to individual patient ledgers/accounts on a specific date.
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Which is the insurance plan responsible for paying health care insurance claims first?
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Which is the financial record source document used by health care providers and other personnel in a hospital outpatient setting to select codes for treated diagnoses and services rendered to the patient during the current visit?
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When applying the birthday rule, if policyholders have identical birthdays, the policy in effect the __________ is considered primary.
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Which is the financial record source document used by health care providers and other personnel in a physician's office setting to record treated diagnoses and services rendered to the patient during the current visit?
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Which is the financial record source document used by health care providers and other personnel to record treated diagnoses and services rendered to the patient during the current visit?
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Health insurance plans may include a(n) __________ provision, which means that when the patient has reached that limit for the year, appropriate patient reimbursement to the provider is determined.
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Secondary insurance is the insurance plan that is billed after the primary insurance plan has paid its contracted amount and the provider's office has received a(n) __________ from the primary payer.
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When a child lives with both parents, and each parent subscribes to a different health insurance plan, the primary and secondary policies are determined by applying the birthday rule. The individual who holds the primary policy for dependent children is the spouse whose birth __________.
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