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THE CHAA EXAM STUDY

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when provider agrees to accept the allowable charges as the full fee and cannot charge the patient the difference between the ins payment and the providers normal fee
accepting assignment
athe patients ability to obtain medical care
access
a number assigned to each account
ACCOUNT NUMBER
MEDICAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO PATIENTS WITH CONDITIONS OF SUDDEN ONSET THAT DEMAND URGENT ATTENTION OR CARE OF LIMITED DURATION WHEN THE PATIENTS HEALTH AND WELLNESS WOULD DETERIORATE...
ACUTE CARE
A LEVEL OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERED TO PATIENTS EXPERIENCING ACUTE ILLNESS OR TRAUMA
ACUTE INPATIENT CARE  
PATIENTS WHO ARE SCHEDULED FOR SERVICES LESS THAN 24 HRS IN ADVANCE OF THE ACTUAL SERVICE TIME
ADD-ONS
INSUREANCE COMPANY REPERSENTATIVE
ADJUSTOR
COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH CREATING AND SUBMITTING A BILL FOR SERVICES WHICH INCLUDEREGISTRATION UTILIZATION REVIEW CODING BILLING AND COLLECTION EXPENSES
ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS
THE PROCESS OF THIRD PARTY PAYOR NOTIFICATION OF URGENT EMERGENT INPATIENT ADMISSION WITHIN SPECIFIED TIME AS DETERMINED BY PAYORS
ADMISSION AUTHORIZATION
WORD, PHASE, OR INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASE CODE (ICD9) CODE USED BY THE ADMITTING PHYSICAIN  TO IDENTFY A CONDITION OR DISEASE FROM WHAT A PATIENT SUFFERS
ADMITTING DIAGNOSIS
THE PHYSICAIN WHO WRITES THE ORDER FOR THE PATIENT TO BE ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL
ADMITTING PHYSICIAN
A NOTICE THAT A CARE PROVIDER SHOULD GIVE A MEDICARE BENEFICIARY TO SIGN IF THE SERVICES BEING PROVIDEDMAY NOT BE CONDIDERED MEDICALLY NECESSARY AND MEDICARE MAY NOT PAY FOR THEM
ADVANCE BENEFICIARY NOTICE (ABN)
AN ADVANCE DIRECTIVE IS A WRITTEN INSTRUCTION RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF HEALTHCARE WHEN A PATIENT IS INCAPACITATED
ADVANCE DIERECTIVE


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