Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Claims

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-04-19


There are several different types of claims, including medical (hospital / physician) claims for services, midwifery claims for services, and prescription drug claims (transactions). Claims are submitted to the provincial government (i.e., Manitoba Health) for payment.

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  • Reid RJ, Roos NP, MacWilliam L, Frohlich N, Black C. Assessing population health care need using a claims-based ACG morbidity measure: a validation analysis in the Province of Manitoba. Health Serv Res 2002;37(5):1345-1364. [Abstract] (View)
  • Reid RJ, MacWilliam L, Roos NP, Bogdanovic B, Black C. Measuring Morbidity in Populations: Performance of the Johns Hopkins Adjusted Clinical Group (ACG) Case-Mix Adjustment System in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1999. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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