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SIbiller

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« on: January 29, 2015, 07:27:39 PM »
Hi...Can an LCSW in NY bill straight Medicaid? They were told that if the patient has SSI that they could. I was always under the impression that you could only bill Medicaid if it was secondary to Medicare. Please advise.

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Christy

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Re: NY Medicaid
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2015, 03:12:03 PM »
good question. I would like to know, too!

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Re: NY Medicaid
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2015, 04:41:03 PM »
SSI is Supplemental Security Income.. nothing to do with Medicaid.
Is the LCSW credentialed with NY Medicaid?
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Christy

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Re: NY Medicaid
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2015, 04:56:04 PM »
It is my understanding that in NY, Medicaid will only pay a LCSW if the patient is a QMB with Medicare primary and Medicaid 2ndry.

Medicaid will cover the Medicare deductible, but usually not the coins, because it exceeds the NYS Medicaid rate.