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ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING Chapter 19 Test Review

The column on the left : used to enter changes, procedure codes, and description of service
The Debit column of the ledger is:
A financial arrangement increasingly being used
The use of debit/credit cards by patients to pay for services in ambulatory care settings is..
To post individual transactions
The first section of the manual sheet is used:
Double-checking all entries for accuracy and keeping the bookkeeping tasks current and up to date
Good working habits for bookkeeping functions include:
Pays for routine and unexpected minor expenses for clinic
Petty Cash…
Can be ordered to fit the practice and they list common services provided, procedural code, and diagnosis code.
Encounter forms
Are used for payments on accounts
Receipts
Inspect for correct date, amount, and signature
When accepting checks from patients
Voucher Check
A check with an attached stub for recording information is called
To avoid purchase of unnecessary items, to avoid duplication of items purchased, and to provide a system for payment of only those items properly ordered and received
It is important to ensure proper control over purchasing of supplies and equipment for following reasons
The medical assisting staff
The management of the business details of a practice usually becomes the responsibility of:
Advanced Beneficiary Notice
For Medicare patients, a form officially known as ________ is the only legal means a clinic has to collect payment on charges usually are:
Available within 24 Hours
The one advanatage to the ambulatory care setting that accepts credit/debit cards is that monies for fees charged usually are:
On the right and is used for entering payments
On a patient account or ledger, the credit column is:
$75 to $100
The amount of cash on hand for the purchase of petty cash is usually within the range of:
Write-it-once
The pegboard system of bookkeeping is sometimes called the
Nonsufficient
NFS stands for :
Stamp on he back of a back of a check to signify “for deposits only”
A restrictive endorsement stamp is used to:
The reconciling should be done every month and the checkbook entries should be checked against the bank statement
When reconciling a bank statement:
Call the bank that returned it verify availability of funds so the check can then be redeposit
If a check has been deposited and is now returned because of insufficient funds, it will be necessary to:
The Pegboard system and the computerized financial systems
The most common method of tracking a patients balance is (are):
Day sheets, ledger card, encounter forms, and receipt forms.
The pegboard system consists of:
The guarantor
In cases of divorced parents where one parent has physical custody of the child and is considered the one responsible for payment if the child is not insured with a contracted insurance carrier, the patient is called:
National Provider Identifier
The number required by the Center of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on claims for clinical diagnosis services is called:
Medicaid patients and Medicare Patients
The Advanced Beneficiary Notification form is used primarily for:
Is also called a charger slip and is also called super bill
A patient encounter form:
Pay for minor and incidental expenses
In most practices there is a need to have cash available on a daily basis to:
Cashier’s check
In most practices there is a need to have cash available on a daily basis to:
Special endorsement
Restricting the use of a check should it be lost or stolen may be done through :
Aligned before posting
The ledger is placed under the charger slip or encounter form in the pegboard system and ….
Charge slip, multipurpose billing form, and super bill.
The encounter form is also known as the :
The insurance carrier pays more than anticipated
A refunded on a patient’s account will usually occur when:
Requested return visit
What is the Not usually a piece of information that is included on an encounter form
On the right and is used for entering charges
On a patient account or ledger, the credit column is :
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