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TxJFP

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Writing a formal letter
« on: July 09, 2012, 06:57:35 PM »
Hey all,

I found out that an internal medicine physician has his wife doing his billing and she is now looking for help. So I was planning to write a formal letter and then follow up with a phone call; however, how would I write it.

Would:

Dear Ms. ****
Dear Mrs. ****
Dear Dr. ** and Ms. **
Dear Dr. ** and Mrs. **

I remember that using Ms. Is a formal way to write a letter to a female even if she is married. It's just more professional. I would like clarification please :D

Thanks,


Jesse

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Re: Writing a formal letter
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2012, 12:21:49 PM »
If you know her name, then I would use Ms. ----    If you do not, I would address to the office and attention to the office manager and biller. You have the right idea though by NOT trying to go around her :)
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TxJFP

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Re: Writing a formal letter
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2012, 12:32:16 PM »
Thank you! :D