Author Topic: Medicare and Medicaid NY  (Read 729 times)

t.cassell

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Medicare and Medicaid NY
« on: January 26, 2016, 03:41:49 PM »
I am getting conflicting answers. Please help.  Does Medicaid pay for Medicare deductible?  Also, if patient has a PPO/HMO Medicare Policy and Medicaid as a secondary, can you charge them the co-payment on their Medicare card?  Thanks

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Re: Medicare and Medicaid NY
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2016, 06:00:03 PM »
Medicaid will pay if applied to the Medicare deductible but only up to the Medicaid allowed amount.  You can bill Medicaid for the copay, just not the 20% straight Medicare coinsurance.
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Re: Medicare and Medicaid NY
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2016, 07:24:31 PM »
Agree with Michele also, Medicaid follows Medicare in NY.. so if it's NOT covered by Medicare, Medicaid won't cover either.
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