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Medical Insurance: What is Medical Insurance Administration? - Claims

Claims - "Claims" are the method used to bill for services and receive payment for these services.

You may be familiar with this word if you drive. All drivers must have some form of auto insurance. If there is an accident, then claims are filed for car damages and/or medical care.

In the Medical Insurance industry, claims are usually sent from the provider to the insurance administrator. In some cases, you may be required to pay the provider yourself. In that case, you would be the one to send a claim to your insurance administrator to seek reimbursement for the money you spent.

The following chapters will provide you with a more detailed explanation of the world of Medical Insurance.

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