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A statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance.
The amount owed on an account
Accounts receivable ledger
A record of the charges and payments posted on an account
An entry on an account constituting an addition to a revenue, net worth, or a liability account; the balance in a person's favor in an account.
An entry on an account constituting an addition to an expense or asset account or a deduction from a revenue, a net worth, or a liability account.
cards that looks like credit cards and by which money may be withdrawn or the cost or purchases paid directly from the holder's bank account without the payment of interest.
Funds paid out.
A compilation or average of physician fees over a given services or procedures.
A compilation of preestablished fee allowances for given services or procedures.
An organization under contract to the government as well as some private plans to act as financial representatives in handling insurance claims from providers of health care; also referred to as fiscal intermediary.
A personwho makes or gives a guarantee of payment for a bill.
To goad or urge forward; to provoke.
Able to take care of ordinary living expenses but not able to afford medical care.
Balances due to a creditor on an account.
Also called the write-it-once system; a method of tracking patient accounts that allows the figures to be proved accurately through mathematic formulas.
Transferring or carrying from a book of original entry to a ledger; entering figures in an accounting system.
The consideration paid for a contract of insurance.
A superiority or excess in number or quantity; a majority.
Reduction or absence of fees to professional associates.
Amounts paid on patient accounts
Total monies received on accounts.
Someone other than the patient, spouse, or parent who is responsible for paying all or part of the patient's medical costs.
An exchange or transfer of goods, services, or funds.
Networks of banks that exchange checks with one another.
Money paid out
Bank or facility on which a check is drawn or written.
Person who writes a check
Electronic banking via computer modem or over the internet
Person who signs his or her name on the back of a check for the purpose of transferring title to another person .
Person presenting a check for payment
Banking through the use of wireless devices, such as cellular phones and wireless Internet services.
In reference to a check, any individual, corporation, or legal party who signs a check or any type of negotiable instrument.
legally transferable to another party
Person named on a draft or check as the recipient of the amount shown.
Person who writes a check in favor of the payee.
Power of attorney
A legal statements in which a person authorizes another person to act as his or attorney or agent. The authority may be limited to the handling of specific procedures. The person authorized to act as the agent is known as the attorney in fact.
A capital sum of money due as a debt or used as a fund for which interest is either charged or paid.
The process of proving that a bank statement and checkbook balance are in agreement.
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
A unified set of rules covering many business transactions; it has been adopted in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and most U.S. territories. It regulates the fields of sales of goods; commercial paper, such as checks; secured transactions in personal property; and particular aspects of banking, letters of credit, warehouse reciepts, bills of lading, and investment securities.
Debts incurred and not yet paid.
Amounts owed to the physician.
Accounts receivable trial balance
A method of determining that the journal and the ledger are in balance.
The entire property of a person, association, corporation, or estate applicable or subject to the payment of debts.
A financial statement for a specific date that shows the total assets, liabilities, and capital of the business.
The recording of business and accounting transactions.
Cash Basis of Accounting
Method of accounting in which income is recorded when received and expenses are recorded when paid.
Cash flow statement
A financial summary for a specific period that shows the beginning balance on hand, the receipts and disbursements during the period, and the balance on hand at the end of the period.
A summary of accounts paid out.
The money value of a property or of an interest in a property in excess of claims or leins against it.
An accounting period of 12 months
State in which the total ending balances of patients ledgers equals total of accounts receivable.
A paper describing a purchase and the amount due.
Things that are owed; debts.
An itemized list of objects in a package.
Petty Cash fund
A fund maintained to pay small unpredictable cash expenditures.
A request for payment.
Statement of income and expense
A summary of all income and expenses for a given period.
A method of checking the accuracy of accounts
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