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Managed care

A health care practice intended to streamline services and provide high quality, cost-effective care.

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Managed care

Deficit Reduction Act

Health care; Managed care

1984 law that states that Medicare becomes the secondary payer for those aged 65–69 years who have a working spouse aged younger than 65 years.

episode

Health care; Managed care

60-day unit of payment for prospective payment systems.

all-or-none offering

Health care; Managed care

A “best-efforts” offering of newly issued hospital securities in which the corporation instructs the investment banker to cancel the entire offering (sold and unsold) if all of it cannot be ...

E-Z claim

Health care; Managed care

A 3-part health insurance claim form that represents a charge and receipt form as well as an insurance bill.

lock-box

Health care; Managed care

A bank accessible mailbox for the deposit receipts of a medical care provider.

surgical expense insurance

Health care; Managed care

A basic health insurance policy that provides benefits to pay for surgical costs including fees for the surgeon, the anesthesiologist, and the operating room.

operating bed

Health care; Managed care

A bed or cot ready and available for patient use.

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