HS440 Unit 2 Discussion

 

THIRD-PARTY PAYERS

The following Discussion will help you to prepare for the part of your Unit 2 Quiz.

Describe the major third-party payers and the characteristics of managed care organizations. In your descriptions, consider how coding impacts reimbursement. Utilize this Discussion to start brainstorming for your Unit 2 Quiz. Share any resources you have located in your research.

 

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SMART ANSWER

Hi everyone,

A third-party payer is a public or private organization that pays medical claims on behalf of insurance companies such as Medicare or Medicaid. Some examples of third-party payers are employers, insurance companies, government agencies, and HMOs.