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Payments => Patient Billing => Topic started by: jaks97 on May 19, 2011, 05:10:26 PM

Title: Medicare co-insurance
Post by: jaks97 on May 19, 2011, 05:10:26 PM
Can we collect the patient's Medicare 20% at time of service is they have no secondary insurance or must we bill Medicare first.
Title: Re: Medicare co-insurance
Post by: PMRNC on May 19, 2011, 06:49:59 PM
It's been my experience that trying to collect the coinsurance up-front is more trouble than it's worth, better to wait until after.