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WAC 82-75-020

Definitions required by chapter 43.371 RCW.

The following definitions apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly indicates another meaning.
"Allowed amount" means the maximum dollar amount contractually agreed to for an eligible health care service covered under the terms of an insurance policy, health benefits plan or state labor and industries program.
"Billed amount" means the dollar amount charged for a health care service rendered.
"Claim file" means a data set composed of health care service level remittance information for all nondenied adjudicated claims under the terms of an insurance policy, health benefits plan or state labor and industries program including, but not limited to, covered medical services files, pharmacy files and dental files.
"Covered medical services file" means a data set composed of service level remittance information for all nondenied adjudicated claims for Washington covered persons that are authorized under the terms of an insurance policy, health benefits plan or state labor and industries program including, but not limited to, member demographics, provider information, charge and payment information including facility fees, clinical diagnosis codes and procedure codes.
"Data file" means a data set composed of member or provider information including, but not limited to, member eligibility and enrollment data and provider data with necessary identifiers.
"Dental claims file" means a data set composed of service level remittance information for all nondenied adjudicated claims for dental services for Washington covered persons including, but not limited to, member demographics, provider information, charge and payment information including facility fees, and current dental terminology codes as defined by the American Dental Association.
"Member eligibility and enrollment data file" means a data set containing data about Washington covered persons who receive health care coverage from a payer for one or more days of coverage during the reporting period including, but not limited to, subscriber and member identifiers, member demographics, plan type, benefit codes, and enrollment start and end dates.
"Paid amount" means the dollar amount paid for a health care service rendered under the terms of an insurance policy, health benefits plan or state labor and industries program for covered services, excluding member copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other sources of third-party payment. This dollar amount includes incentive payments that are captured in the claims financial fields in the WA-APCD Data Submission Guide; such incentive payments include, but are not limited to, withholds, shared savings payments, case or episode payments, and pay-for-performance amounts. For capitated services the fee-for-service equivalent is to be reported as the paid amount.
"Pharmacy claims file" means a data set containing service level remittance information for all nondenied adjudicated claims for pharmacy services for Washington covered persons including, but not limited to, enrolled member demographics, provider information, charge and payment information including dispensing fees, and national drug codes.
"Provider data with necessary identifiers" means a data file containing information about health care providers that submitted claims for providing health care services, equipment or supplies, to subscribers or members and such other data as required by the data submission guide.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.371.050(6) and chapter 43.371 RCW. WSR 17-22-121, § 82-75-020, filed 10/31/17, effective 12/1/17. Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.371 RCW. WSR 16-04-068, § 82-75-020, filed 1/29/16, effective 2/29/16.]
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