Author Topic: Secondary billing basics  (Read 7647 times)

lizhorizon

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
Secondary billing basics
« on: November 14, 2012, 02:36:04 PM »
I just started doing my own (DME) electronic billing instead of using a clearinghouse and I have a lot to learn.  How do I do a secondary billing?  Do I include primary payment information?

rdmoore2003

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 625
  • Live Life and Love God
Re: Secondary billing basics
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2012, 03:06:25 PM »
when you are submitting a claim to a secondary insurance, you must also send copy of the primary's eob.
Regina

Michele

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4706
    • Solutions Medical Billing
Re: Secondary billing basics
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2012, 09:52:49 AM »
Or if your clearinghouse allows secondary billing you need to check with them to see how to record the primary info.
Sign Up for our FREE Medical Billing Newsletter
Get a 10% discount on Medical Billing Products by using Coupon Code: 10OFF
http://www.solutions-medical-billing.com

davidharvey

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 24
Re: Secondary billing basics
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2012, 06:22:22 AM »
Recived eob from primary and they made payment and applied a portion to co-ins, deductible or non covered.
Bal billed secondary who we are contracted with, they paid nothing and reduced amount owed by patient to just the co-insurance and deductible.

PMRNC

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 4217
    • One Stop Resources & Networking for Medical Billers
Re: Secondary billing basics
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2012, 11:00:40 AM »
Sounds like a carve out plan, to which case you can only collect what's in the patient responsibility fields of the EOB.
Linda Walker
Practice Managers Resource & Networking Community
One Stop Resources, Education and Networking for Medical Billers
www.billerswebsite.com