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alexjw24

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Billing 2 locations
« on: February 15, 2012, 10:11:12 AM »
We are opening a second location under the same tax-id, but want the insurance payments to go to the separate locations or to different bank accounts for EFT payments.  Is this possible and how do I do this?  Thanks!
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rdmoore2003

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Re: Billing 2 locations
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2012, 11:49:07 AM »
you need to contact each insurance company.  You will have to fill out forms for this.   Its just like setting everything up in the beginning with the first location.  I have found that with second, third etc locations each insurance company requires something different than the last.
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Re: Billing 2 locations
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2012, 12:32:39 PM »
Do you know if the insurance companies require new separate contracts?

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Re: Billing 2 locations
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2012, 06:42:43 PM »
Most of the time especially for the big insurances example BCBS etc, they require 1 mailing/billing address per 1 tax id. Medicare is the same as well. 1 ptan# for 1 tax id.

Just the same, its always best to get it from the insurances themselves. But this is what I have gone thru so far after adding a second location to one of our clients.

Also, when adding a second location, there is no need for another contract unless for medicare its another pay locality, in which will require a new PTAN #.

You will need to inform the payers that you are adding a second location.

Hope this information helps.

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Re: Billing 2 locations
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2012, 09:46:36 AM »
I have had carriers who require another contract. From what I can tell it depends on the locality's. For example, I had one client who opened another practice 2 towns over so it changed his geographic area which in turn changes reimbursements for certain procedures. We had to credential both separately.  Another previous client I had back in NJ only opened another practice in same town on other side and we did not have to credential both and were able to use ONE contract.
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