A Simple Plan: Claims

Medical Claims 101: Medical Claims Processing The health care system is a multi-billion industry, and millions of people rely on specialized professionals whose job is to ensure that the operations of medical care facilities, pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and medical equipment manufacturers are following the law and policies governing people’s health. One of the systems involved in the health care industry is medical claims processing. Medical claims processing involves the interaction of the two most important aspects of the health care system which are the medical insurance companies and health care providers. In order to understand medical billing and coding, it is important to discuss the relationship between health care providers, policy holders and health insurance companies first. Health care providers are private clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, dental clinics, nursing homes, assisted living facility, in-home caretakers and chiropractor, where a patient receives and is billed for health products and services. Whereas insurance companies are the ones providing medical subsidies for qualified patients or policy holders. Insurance policies varies from one company to another, and many people have different insurance coverage obtained privately, from an employer or from the government. The process involving how insurance companies work follows the same business operation, wherein a policy holder pays a certain amount of money to the insurance company either monthly or annually, which is known as premium. Depending on the terms of coverage, insurance companies would pay in full or partially the medical expenses involved in a policy holder’s hospitalization, a medical operation or medical procedure such as diagnostics and medicines and other medical supplies used. In the health care system, a patient or a policy holder is someone who purchase a health insurance, such as a young adult for example, finding a basic insurance coverage to pay all medical expenses more than the deductible, wherein the amount is pre-arranged and should be paid before the health insurance coverage sets in. In medical claims processing, it is initiated by a policy holder who is seeking medical intervention or health care services such as medical consultation laboratory or any diagnostic procedure, surgery or hospitalization. The patient or the policy holder is financially responsible to pay the deductible, for which the amount of money that he agrees to pay before the insurance coverage begins, after receiving the health care service. The transaction between the policy holder and the health care provider is complete once the policy holder have supplied and verified all of the information needed for his medical claim or dental claim processing. And this is when the transaction between the insurance company and the health care provider starts. Health care providers records all medical transactions and send them to medical coders and billers for the details of a medical claim, and afterwards forward the medical claim to the policy holder’s insurance company. The insurance company will either accept, deny or reject the claim.A Beginners Guide To Resources

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