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Synonyms for balance

Synonyms for balance

a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

satisfying arrangement marked by even distribution of elements, as in a design

what remains after a part has been used or subtracted

to examine in order to note the similarities and differences of

to put in balance

to place or be placed on a narrow or insecure surface

Synonyms

Synonyms for balance

equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

something left after other parts have been taken away

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra

the seventh sign of the zodiac

a weight that balances another weight

a wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine

compute credits and debits of an account

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hold or carry in equilibrium

be in equilibrium

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While the ACA continues to allow for balance billing for out-of-network emergency room services, some state-level laws prohibit this practice.
These factors have reduced balance billing and successfully placed limits on beneficiary out-of-pocket spending for Medicare Part B services (Physician Payment Review Commission, 1997).
As long-time opponents of balance billing, this unequivocal court decision will remove the patient as a pawn in billing disputes and shift financial negotiations to where they ought to be -- between emergency providers and payors," said Crane.
We were not only able to get a sense of the balance billing issue in Pennsylvania, but we also now have new ideas about how we can move towards solving this problem.
Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, told Kitzman that lawmakers passed legislation directing the Texas Department of Insurance to establish the rules because balance billing was hitting close to home.
Lastly Senate Bill 981 undermines the California Department of Managed Health Care's regulation that is scheduled to take effect next month, which protects the patient against balance billing by hospitals and hospital-based providers.
The so-called balance billing rules Kitzman put the brakes on in December - measures put in place by her predecessor that would have taken effect this spring - would have required health insurance companies to make clear to policyholders which providers are included in their network, and thus covered by their health plan.
Balance billing limitations are designed to protect Medicare beneficiaries from increased financial liability for physician services.
Consumer Price Index (CPI); the establishment of balance billing restrictions and a fraud unit dedicated to investigating charges of workers' compensation fraud; increases in various income benefits to injured workers; and the addition of three more commissioners to expedite resolution of disputed claims.
Preventing Surprise Balance Billing is Key Consumer Protection Issue for Insurance Department
These include allowing credit balances due to overpayment to remain on a patient's account for longer than 4 weeks, in-appropriate balance billing, the use of outdated computer systems for billing, the use of more than one fee schedule, and improper coding of office visits as consults.
To accomplish the cap on expenditures, a maximum limit on balance billing would be set for all services, regardless of payment source.
Beneficiaries are also liable for physician charges resulting from balance billing on unassigned claims; that is, beneficiaries are responsible for paying the physician the difference between the physician's submitted charge and the Medicare-allowed charge on unassigned claims.
At that time, its clients needed to access a network that would grant PPO-type discounts without incurring balance billing risks for their members.