EOB - Explanation of benefits
COB -Co-ordination of Benefits
MSP - Medicare as a Secondary Payer
POS - Place of service
TOS - Type of Service
DOS - Date of service
ICD - 9 -International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems
HCPCS - Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
CPT - Current procedural Terminology
RBRVS - The Resource Based Relative Value Scale
RVU - Relating Value Unit
CHAMPUS - Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services
CHAMPVA - Civilian Health and Medical Program for the Veteran Administration
EIN - Employer Identification Number
ESRD - End-Stage Renal Disease
FICA - Federal Insurance Contributions Act
HICN - Health Insurance Claim Number
OBRA - The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act
CF - conversion factor
EGHP - Employer Group Health Plan
QMB - Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries
UCR - Usual, customary and reasonable
PCP - primary care physician
HMO - Health Maintenance Organization
PPO - Preferred Provider Organization
TPA - Third Party Administrators
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