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Mariana

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registering with insurance companies
« on: June 15, 2011, 03:00:30 PM »
Hi,

I have a question..I a new billing company and my first account is a new practice that has the EMR software. The doctor wants me to use his software and remote access from my house..I am helping him enroll his practice with each insurace and clearinghouse...but my question is since i am using the doctor's software do I have to register myself (the biller) with each insurance company? Or i don't need it because I am using the doctor's software? I was just wondering how the process works of registering with each insurance company.. thanks

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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2011, 06:33:58 PM »
No, you need to however change the billing agent with Medicare.
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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011, 02:38:53 PM »
As a billing company that works from home, do I need a billing provider # for the insurance companies, or what do I need so that I can bill for these providers from my home?

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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2011, 04:07:08 PM »
As a billing company that works from home, do I need a billing provider # for the insurance companies, or what do I need so that I can bill for these providers from my home? Do I need to fill out paper work with the clearinghouse too?

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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2011, 04:09:17 PM »
Sorry my phone was acting up, didn't mean to post twice.

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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2011, 04:55:15 PM »
You are not a provider, therefore you will not have a provider #.   
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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2011, 02:52:03 PM »
No, you need to however change the billing agent with Medicare.

Where do I get the forms to file with the insurance company the change in Billing Agent? What information will I need to supply the insurance company to change this information? I just want to make sure that I am following the insurance company guidelines to make the changes. When I get a client what is the next step that I need to take to notify the insurance company that I will be doing the billing for the provider?

Please help!!

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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2011, 04:37:24 PM »
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Where do I get the forms to file with the insurance company the change in Billing Agent? What information will I need to supply the insurance company to change this information? I just want to make sure that I am following the insurance company guidelines to make the changes. When I get a client what is the next step that I need to take to notify the insurance company that I will be doing the billing for the provider?

Please help!!

You only need to do this for Medicare and I believe it's form 855I 
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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2011, 12:19:53 AM »
Thank you very much Linda. I appreciate your help!

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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2011, 05:22:57 PM »
The form type will vary depending on the provider type I always use this link to obtain the most updated forms because they change periodically and Medicare wont accept out of date forms.

https://www.cms.gov/CMSForms/CMSForms/list.asp?filtertype=dual&datefiltertype=&datefilterinterval=&filtertype=keyword&keyword=855&intNumPerPage=10&cmdFilterList=Show+Items

Good Luck!

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Re: registering with insurance companies
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2011, 10:46:21 AM »
Thank you ascbiller for the link.