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Bill

1. A statement given buy a seller to a buyer itemizing the sale and demanding payment. A bill may be for the sale of a good or a service. The bill usually states the names of the counterparties, the goods and/or services purchased, and adds any applicable sales tax or VAT. It may also include the terms of sale, especially if it is a credit sale. A bill is also called an invoice. See also: Receipt.

2. Informal for Treasury bill.

bill

1. A Treasury bill.
2. See due bill.

bill

  1. 1a financial instrument, such as a BILL OF EXCHANGE and TREASURY BILL, that is issued by a firm or government as a means of borrowing money.
  2. the colloquial term used to describe an INVOICE (a request for payment for products or services received).
  3. a draft of a particular piece of legislation that forms the basis of an Act of Parliament, such as the Fair Trading Act 1973.
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Step 4: Determine standard supply costs per billable test for each workstation.
It's a question many CPAs have considered in recent years, especially as more and more consultants have called for the elimination of the billable hour.
There are commercial products available to measure productivity using both the billable test and RVU system; however, the output of these products are impacted by the data the participants provide.
These items and services are paid for separately on a per-service basis and are referred to as "separately billable." Over time, Medicare's composite rate, which was not automatically adjusted for inflation, covered progressively less of the costs to provide routine dialysis services, while program payments for the separately billable drugs generally exceeded providers' costs to obtain these drugs.
(4) When hourly billing became widespread, the number of billable hours expected of firm attorneys dramatically increased as billable hours clocked and business generated assumed greater importance in evaluating attorney contributions and compensation.
CPA firm fees are increasing while billable hours are heading in the opposite direction, according to the 2004 Rosenberg Survey: National MAP Survey for CPA Statistics, arguably the most useful annual practice survey of small- and medium-sized firms in the industry.
As soon as we installed the software, we were able to immediately increase billable service revenues."
You will need to check the specific HCPCS code for the procedure against the consolidated billing Help File to determine if it is excluded from consolidated billing and therefore billable to Part B by the wound clinic.
The lawyer who pads his billable hours; the doctor on big pharma's payroll who touts a pricey and unproven drug to trusting patients; the CEO who cooks the books; the taxpayer who fabricates an exemption on his annual return; the teenager who downloads the new Eminem track off BitTorrent or Kazaa--all are cited as instances of "cheating," with little fuss over any distinctions between them.
"Here's what's really undermining modern marriage: soap operas, wedding planning, longer work days, reality TV, low-rise pants, mothers-in-law, Victoria's Secret catalogs, going to bed mad, the billable hour, and selfishness"