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ellie

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secondary & terituary
« on: August 24, 2010, 07:48:45 PM »
Primary and secondary paid. Terituary also paid- does the patient get this credit ?

dealing with Mail handlers as second and Tricare as terituary.

Thank you !

Michele

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Re: secondary & terituary
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2010, 09:29:40 PM »
I'm assuming that Medicare is prime.  Based on that assumption it sounds like Tricare is not aware of Mail Handlers.  I would contact Tricare to see if they are.  With the companies you are indicating it sounds more like an overpayment than a patient credit.  If one of the policies is a privately purchased insurance then the patient would be entitled to the credit.  But I would want to be sure before I sent the patient any money.  If they come back and ask you for the money and you gave it to the patient that will be a sticky situation.

Michele
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