# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I Task 490612318

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain patient’s financial obligations for services rendered.


Explanation should include
  • description of itemized and monthly statements (e.g., explanation of benefits [EOB])
  • procedure for collection of delinquent accounts
  • types of payment accepted.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What factors determine patient fees?
  • What is a co-pay and/or co-insurance?
  • What is a deductible?
  • What is the legal requirement for collecting the co-pay?
  • How do Medicare payments affect doctors' and other medical fees?
  • How is an EOB different from a billing statement?
  • What is an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) form?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

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