Author Topic: Medicare co-insurance  (Read 1317 times)

jaks97

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Medicare co-insurance
« 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.

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Re: Medicare co-insurance
« Reply #1 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.
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