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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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As the legislative battles have progressed, the narrative surrounding balance billing has for some time been one, shaped by the insurance companies, of patient protection.
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The statutory proscription against balance billing does not tell the entire story of Medicare's stance toward the practice.
Balance billing for emergency services has long been a controversial topic among stakeholders.
Contracting physicians, providers, and other entities of private fee-for-service plans must accept as payment in full an amount not to exceed (including any deductibles, coinsurance, copayments or balance billing permitted under the plan) an amount equal to 115% of the plan's payment rate.
Balance billing laws prevent doctors in HMOs and other managed care networks from charging patients beyond the insurance company reimbursement.
One way to keep employer clients happy is to help educate their plan members about the risk of balance billing and give them tools they can use to minimize that risk.
It is not just Medicare patients who are unaware of the prohibition on balance billing.
Use of balance billing varies across physician specialties (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2003).
Federal law prohibits balance billing by providers of services covered by Medicare and Medicaid, but SB 1122 would not prohibit doctors from balance-billing Florida patients.
Card issuers usually require a minimum payment of 5 percent of the outstanding balance billing cycle such that a P5,000 balance could mean that you can choose to pay only P250.
The provincial government of Masbate was one of the most applauded awardee, taking home most of the most coveted recognition: Best No Balance Billing award, Rabies Free Island award given to its four municipalities, namely; Batuan, Monreal, San Jacinto and San Fernando.