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Age/sex rRates (ASR)

Health care; General

Also called table rates, they are given group products' set of rates where each grouping, by age and sex, has its own rates. Rates are used to calculate premiums for group billing and demographic ...

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Health care; General

A national organisation founded to develop voluntary business standards in the United States.


Health care; General

Now called CMS, CMS is the federal government agency within the Department of Health and Human Services which directs and oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programmes (Titles XVIII and XIX of the ...

CMS hearing officer

Health care; General

An individual designated by CMS to conduct the appeals process for a claim dispute.


Health care; General

The uniform institutional claim form. See centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


Health care; General

The uniform professional claim form. See centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Community hHealth information network (CHIN)

Health care; General

An integrated collection of computer and telecommunication capabilities that permit multiple providers, payers, employers, and related healthcare entities within a geographic area to share and ...

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