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horizonmb

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Claim submission
« on: July 31, 2020, 08:17:05 AM »
Hello,
I am a new billing service and will be doing billing for a Physical Therapist who does house calls. I would like to know, if there is a way to submit claims electronically directly to Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield on their website, instead of going through a clearinghouse. I want to keep my overheads low. This therapist won't be seeing too many clients initially.
Thank you. Any help will be much appreciated.

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Re: Claim submission
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2020, 02:51:59 PM »
Medicare has free software available to submit claims.  The issue is if you are using a practice management system you need to double enter everything.  I'm not sure about BCBS, because each state has their own (you didn't mention what state).  But there are some free/inexpensive systems.  Office Ally has free PM software but I have to say, I truly do not like it at all.  But the clearinghouse is only $29.95 per month per provider if you have over 50% government claims.  I'm not sure of any other free/inexpensive systems.
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