from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of compensating someone for an expense.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act reimbursing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of reimbursing or refunding; repayment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. compensation paid (to someone) for damages or losses or money already spent etc.
The continued use of the term reimbursement reduces the perception payment for medical services to that of a simple inter-office transaction.
But before I discuss reimbursement, I must emphasize that when the term reimbursement is used, most people are referring to prices changes within Medicare.
And I agree that the demand for reimbursement is odd.
The request for reimbursement from the university, and not the NSF, makes no sense to me though.
All insurance reimbursement is based on usual and customary fees.
Doc, I am pretty sure sending in reimbursement checks for ducks healthcare is fraud.
In 2002, once medical inflation outpaced economic growth, physicians experienced a cut in reimbursement rates, and Congress has patched the cut every cut since (by eliminating the pay cut).
In 2002, once medical inflation outpaced economic growth, physicians experienced a cut in reimbursement rates, and Congress has patched every cut since.
Then at some point once the doctor has failed to get reimbursement from the insurer they send you a bill indicating the amount you owe them.
I suspect during this period that the doctor's staff is trying to get full reimbursement from the insurer and probably resubmits the bill to they get full reimbursement or that the staff just keeps haranguing the insurer.