A right to claim or demand something; a title to any debt, privilege, or other thing in possession of another; also, a title to anything which another should give or concede to, or confer on, the claimant.
Notification to an insurance company requesting payment of an amount due under the terms of the policy. also called insurance claim. Also, the right of a creditor over a debtor. see also lien, quitclaim deed, junior, senior, subordinated.
A debt owing by a debtor to another person or business. In probate parlance, the term used for debts of the decedent and a procedure that must be followed by a creditor to obtain payment from his estate.
An insurance contract is a promise to pay certain sums under certain conditions. Making a claim is invoking that promise and if it is in accordance with what is set out in the contract then it is admissible and can be payable if all other terms and conditions of the contract are met.
A billing request to the health care plan or insurance organization to pay for a covered health care service. nters for Medicare & Medicaid Services CMS The federal agency responsible for administering Medicare and overseeing the states' administration of Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California).
1. A demand of payment. 2. In insurance, a demand for payment of money or property as the result of an insured loss.. 3. In transportation, a demand for return of overpaid charges. Also, a demand for reimbursement of losses due to loss or casualty to cargo or failure to deliver.
The assertion of one of the contracting part ies against the other seeking financial adjustment or interpretation with financial implications of an existing contract, subject to the terms of the contract dispute clause. [D02284] RMW The term "claim" should be reserve d for extra payment sought by a construction contractor for work allegedly not included in the scope of its contract, or otherwise for damages or loss suffered because of action s or omissions by the Owner. Thus a claim is a legitimate request for additional compensation ( cost and/or time) due to a change in the terms of the contract. The term "claim" would also apply to demands arising from a contractual dispute. [D00230] CCCP written demand or written assertion by one of the contracting part ies seeking, as a matter of right, the payment of money in a sum certain, the adjustment or interpretation of contract terms, or other relief arising under or relating to the contract. [D03468] GAT
1) A request for payment under a dental benefit plan. 2) A statement listing services rendered, the dates of services, and itemization of costs. Includes a statement signed by the beneficiary and treating dentist that services have been rendered. The completed form serves as the basis for payment of benefits.
When you notify an insurance company that a loss has occurred that may be covered under the terms and conditions of their insurance policy. This term can also be used to represent the actual or estimated amount of the loss.
information submitted by you, your doctor, or the hospital to document the medical services you or your family member received. This information is used to process payment to you or the healthcare provider.
A notice of claim letter from any patient or attorney or any oral or written threats of legal action as a result of treatment. In Texas, any person or attorney asserting a professional liability claim is required to provide written notice by certified mail at least 60 days before filing a suit.
Synonymous with the term "debt,” see "Debt." Alternative meanings of the word "claim" include a request (1) submitted by a lender for government payment of a defaulted guaranteed loan; (2) filed with the Department of Justice for the pursuit of litigation and/or enforced collection of an account; or (3) filed with an agency for the payment of an amount considered due to the submitting individual or organization, such as for medical insurance.
Information submitted by a provider or covered person to establish that medical services were provided, from which processing for payment to the provider or patient is made. Back to the top of the page
(WCB) A request, on a prescribed Form C-3, for workers' compensation for work-connected injury, occupational disease, disablement, or death (Form C-62). A claimant must file a claim within a two-year period from the occurrence of the accidental injury, knowledge of occupational disablement, or death. Failure to file a claim may bar an award for compensation unless the employer has made advance benefit payment or fails to raise the issue, in which event the claim filing requirement is deemed waived. (NYCIRB, Carriers) A demand for payment or recovery for loss under an insurance contract. Cases are counted as claims only when a payment is made (for indemnity and/or medical benefits) or a reserve is established.
A notice of unemployment filed to request a determination of eligibility and the amount of benefit entitlement, or to claim benefits or waiting period credit.Claimant: A person who files either an initial claim or a continued week claimed under (1) any state or federal unemployment compensation program or (2) any other program administered by the State agency.
A claim, in the life insurance realm, is a request made to a life insurance company to pay the benefit in the event of the policyholder's death. The life insurance claim is also known as death benefit.
A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of the properties of a product. Cosmetics can only make claims that are cosmetic in nature, or qualified in a cosmetic sense. For more information, see the G uidelines for Cosmetic Advertising and Labelling Claims.
A claim is rightful demand compensation due to loss or damage to your household goods while being under your mover's responsibility. You must file a claim within 9 months from the event. You should also note the problem on the moving company's copy of the bill of lading before signing it.
Statement of loss or damage to any of your household goods while in the care, custody and control of the carrier and its agents. All claims for loss or damage must be filed and received by the carrier within nine months from the date of delivery.
claim is the financial demand covered in whole or in part by the insurance. In the Companyâ€™s evaluation/determination of the claim, the time of treatment is decisive, not the time of the occurrence of the injury/illness.
A request for reimbursement for damages on an insured loss. Your claims to your company are "first-party claims." Claims made by one person against another person's company are known as "third-party claims."
An adverse right or interest asserted by one party against another or against an insurer or indemnitor. Claims may arise from unpaid debts or taxes, as well as from hidden title defects such as fraud, forgery, missing heirs, etc.
A creditor's demand for something due usually a payment from a debtor or the debtor's property. A claim can also be a demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy or other formal arrangement.
the real or assumed right to demand something as one's own. In the health insurance industry a claim is usually an appeal by an insured individual or his health care provider to the individual or group health insurance company requesting said health insurance company to assume costs for services rendered by a health care professional. An insurance claim is a policyholder's demand to be compensated for financial losses in the event of an accident or loss.
A claim is issued to the vendor when an item on a purchase order has not been received within approximately 60 days after placing the order (this period may be longer for some foreign vendors). It is a request that the vendor send the item or provide information as to why the item has not yet been sent.
A claim is a request for payment for services and benefits you received. Claims are also called bills for all Part A and Part B services billed through Fiscal Intermediaries. "Claim" is the word used for Part B physician/supplier services billed through the Carrier.
Strictly speaking, a claim is the exercising of the right of an insured person to be reimbursed by his or her insurance company for certain financial losses suffered. It can be any notification of a possible loss under an insurance policy whether or not any payment is likely to follow
A claim is an application to an insurance company to compensate you for a loss. A loss is where an event has occurred that has resulted in damage to or loss of use of something. You may not be insured for all losses or you may have chosen not to make a claim for a loss, even though it was insured.
A request that the lender (or lender's servicer) files with the guarantor for reimbursement of its losses on a Federal Stafford, SLS, PLUS, or Consolidation loan due to the borrower's death, disability, default, or bankruptcy; school closure; or false certification of the borrower's eligibility.
when a person, or company, seeks payment or settlement under the terms of an insurance policy. This could be you making a claim under the terms of your insurance policy or a Third Party claiming against you and therefore against your insurance policy.
(1) A demand made upon a transportation line for payment on account of loss or damage alleged to have occurred while shipment was in possession of carrier. (2) A demand upon a transportation company for refund of an overcharge.
A lender request to the guarantor for reimbursement of a loan due to either the borrowerâ€™s consistent, consecutive delinquency or failure to begin payment. The lender can also request reimbursement of losses due to the borrowerâ€™s death, disability, default or bankruptcy; school closure; or false certification of the borrowerâ€™s eligibility.
A statement of loss or damage to any of your household goods while in the charge of the carrier or its affiliated agent. C.O.D. (cash on delivery) A shipment where you pay the moving charges at the time of delivery. For C.O.D. shipments, payment is required in cash or by traveler's check, money order, cashier's check or credit card. If you use a credit card, you must arrange this with your origin agent because authorization is required before loading commences.
A request by a covered person for payment of a benefit under the plan, including hospital, medical/surgical, and mental health/substance abuse services, prescription drugs, and other services and supplies.
A claim is an obligation amount filed against the estate of a deceased person to recover the cost of benefits they received. A claim also refers to a reported obligation amount that reflects overpayment of benefits to a case.
A request for a remedy to a given situation including but not limited to: a request for payment, a request for the correction of a construction defect(s), an interpretation of the provision(s) of a construction contract or related documents, a release from the provisions of a construction contract, a request for damages, a request for equitable remedy for breach of performance, a claim for the recovery of specific personal property wrongfully taken or detained and other related issues for which a party feels they have a claim.
A person's request for payment by an insurer for a loss covered under a policy. Your claims to your company are first party claims. Claims made by one person against another person's company are know as third party claims.
A written request by a shipper to be compensated for loss or damage to a package transported via UPS. For specific filing requirements, refer to the UPS Tariff Items 505, 510 and 520 (U.S.) and outside the U.S. refer to your country's UPS Terms and Conditions of Service and the UPS Rate and Service Guide.
An itemized statement of health care services and their costs provided by a dentist, or other provider facility. Claims are submitted to the insurer for payment of the costs incurred by the covered person.
Demand on transportation company for payment due to loss/damage of freight during transit. Demand on transportation company for refund on overcharge. Demand by an individual/company to recover for loss under insurance policy.
A. A demand for payment under a dental insurance contract. B. A statement listing services rendered, the date of services, and itemization of costs. Usually includes a certification signed by the beneficiary and dentist that services have been rendered. The completed form serves the carrier as the basis for payment of benefits.
An itemized statement of health care services and their costs provided by a hospital, physician's office or other provider facility. Claims are submitted to the insurer or managed care plan by either the plan member or the provider for payment of the costs incurred.
(Demande d'indemnité or Demande de règlement) The exercising of the right of an insured to be indemnified by their insurance company. It is frequently used, however, to indicate the amount of claim they are making.
A request for payment from a health insurer. Under traditional insurance plans, you may have to pay for services when you receive them and then file a claim with the insurance company to get all or some of your money back. Some physicians may not require payment when you receive services. Instead, they will submit a claim for their fee directly to the insurance company. Sometimes, you will still be responsible for paying part of the cost of the care you received (co-payment).
A claim is a demand by a person or entity that is seeking to recover for a loss. A claim may be made against an individual or an entity. A claim may also be made against an insurance company, when an insured asks the insurance company to pay for a loss that may be covered by an insurance policy.
A demand for payment of a policy benefit because of the occurrence of an insured event, such as the death or disability of the insured, the maturity of an endowment, the incurrence of hospital or medical bills, the destruction or damage of property, and related deaths or injuries; defects in, liens on, or challenges to the title to real estate, or the occurrence of a surety loss.
A statement that a loss has occurred and a demand for the payment of benefits under a coverage agreement. (see notice of claim or incident.) Under HARRP coverage, a claim must be a lawsuit filed in a court of competent jurisdiction or the submission of a written claim in compliance with the applicable state tort claim act.
Information submitted by a provider or covered member to establish that medical services were provided to a covered plan enrollee from which processing for payment to the provider or covered member is made.
If you have insurance policy and are unlucky enough to suffer a loss, you will be entitled to make a claim for your financial loss from your insurers, providing that the policy wording covers the cause.
Right to payment, whether or not such right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, un-matured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured, or unsecured; or a right to an equitable remedy for breach of performance if such breach gives rise to a right to payment, whether or not such right to an equitable remedy is reduced to judgment, fixed, contingent, matured, un-matured, disputed, undisputed, secured, or unsecured.
Strictly speaking, a claim is the exercising of the right of an insured to be indemnified by his insurance company for damage suffered. It is frequently used, however, to indicate the amount of the claim. In practice, it is any notification of a possible loss under an insurance policy whether any payment is likely to follow or not. For every claim that is reported, the insurance company must set aside reserves equal to the figure which it is anticipated the claim will cost.
A right asserted against another party. One might register a claim on title to the property to which the claim applies, file a claim under an insurance policy or file a Statement of Claim in court to assert one's rights.
Notification given to an insurance company in request for the payment of compensation. Comprehensive Cover : Is classified as all risks cover providing cover for damage to your vehicle and yourself in the event of accident, and as a means of cover in the event of a fire or theft. Cover : Refers to the risks that your insurance policy will protect you against.
A demand made upon a carrier for payment due to overcharge or a loss sustained through carrier neglect. OR A demand made upon a carrier for additional pay, based on provisions of the employee's contract.
Shippers statement of loss or damage to any of his/her household goods while they were in the care of the carrier or its agent. Such statements are generally made on a "Claim Form". C.O.D. (Cash On Delivery) Shipments where customer pays moving charges at the time of delivery. For C.O.D. shipments, payment is required in cash, or by travelers check, money order, cashier's check or credit card (pending a prior credit card approval process). Personal checks are not accepted for payment of C.O.D. charges.
Shipper's statement of loss or damage to any household goods while they were in the care of the carrier or its agent. The shipper usually fills out a form, provided by the carrier usually called a "Claim Form". The form is used to outline the extent of the damage, as well as the original cost and age of the item or items and the estimated cost of repair.
A claim is a legal action to obtain money, property or the enforcement of a right protected by law against another party. The legal document which carries a claim is called a Statement of Claim. It can be any communication notifying the addressee of any allegedly faulty execution which resulted in damages, often expressed in amount of money that the party should pay/reimburse.
Mining right that grants holder the exclusive right to search, within a given territory, for any mineral substance. May exclude peat, sand, clay, gravel, hydrocarbons, brine and stone used for industrial purposes.
An area of land or water used by a prospector or mining company for the purpose of exploration over a period of time. Claims are first staked out and then recorded in the appropriate state Department of Mines. The average size is 16.2 hectares.
The portion of mining ground held under the Federal and local laws by one claimant or association, by virtue of one location and record. In Canada, the common size is 1,320 ft (about 400m) square, or 40 acres (about 16 ha).
An area that has been filed with the proper government agency for the extraction of gold or other metals. It gave the prospector the rights to the minerals within his claim for a certain period of time. The boundaries of the claim were marked by stakes, piles of rocks, etc. A can containing the description and particulars of the claim was usually placed on or near one of the posts.
Piece of land that was located, "staked out," or claimed by a miner for working. Miners quickly needed a system for filing claims, so they drew up regu lations specifying the size of claims and decided how disputes would be handled. These were the basis for mining laws all over the West.
The definition of the monopoly rights that the applicant is trying to obtain for the invention. The claims become the actual monopoly that is given when the patent is granted. A claim consists of a specification and one or more claims. Each claim defines a claimed invention by its periphery. A valid claim is one which reads on the invention described in the specification but does not read on any prior art.
The definition of the monopoly rights that the applicant is trying to obtain for the invention. The Claims are the effective part of a patent. They are numbered paragraphs that give a precise description of the invention and list all essential features.
A claim is one of the numbered paragraphs that appear at the end of a patent and defines the scope of protection given to the owner of the patent (i.e., the right to prevent others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, or importing the claimed invention). Each claim is treated separately for purposes of determining validity and infringement. For example, claims may be directed toward apparatus, methods, products, and compositions of matter and new and useful improvements thereof.
define the invention and are what are legally enforceable. The specification must conclude with a claim particularly pointing out and distinctly claiming the subject matter, which the applicant regards as his invention or discovery. The claim or claims must conform to the invention as set forth in the remainder of the specification and the terms and phrases used in the claims must find clear support or antecedent basis in the description so that the meaning of the terms in the claims may be ascertainable by reference to the description.
Patent claims are usually in the form of a series of numbered expressions, or more precisely noun phrases, following the description of the invention in a patent or patent application, and define, in technical terms, the extent of the protection conferred by a patent or by a patent application. They are of the utmost importance both during prosecution and litigation.
A statement by declarer about how the remaining unplayed tricks will be won or lost. Normally the claiming player exposes their hand and describes the sequence of play for the remaining tricks and their disposition. This is usually done when the play of the rest of the hand is straightforward. See also concession.
An itemized statement of healthcare services and costs provided by a hospital, physicianâ€™s office, or other healthcare facility. The term â€œclaimâ€ generally refers to the liability for healthcare services received by covered persons.
Implicit Positive - An individual claims to be enrolled in the biometric system. Implicit Negative - An individual claims to not be previously enrolled in the biometric system. Explicit Positive - An individual claims to be enrolled and provides an identifier known by the biometric system (this identifier can be used to select the individual's biometric reference template for direct comparison in a verification attempt). Explicit Negative - An individual claims to not be previously enrolled in a system and claims to not have a system identifier. Genuine - An individual making a truthful claim on identity (either implicit or explicit). Impostor - An individual making a false positive claim on identity (either implicit or explicit). Defrauder - An individual making a false negative claim on identity (either implicit or explicit).
The process a depository library uses to inform GPO that an item number it has selected appeared on a shipping list, but the document was not received. Claims must be filed within 60 days of the receipt of a shipping list. Procedures for claiming documents are included in the Instructions to Depository Libraries Chapter 3, F. http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/fdlp/pubs/instructions/instruct.html#3
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An application for the legal recognition of the rights and interests held by Indigenous Australians over a particular area of land or waters, according to traditional laws and customs. Native title claimant applications are usually filed with the Federal Court of Australia. The Court ultimately decides whether native title exists or not by making a determination.