Medicare primary or secondary with a supplement
If you're not in the medical field how are you to know what your primary what your secondary and what your supplemental is?
Subsequently you tell your doctor the wrong information and he turns around and bills you when you purchased all the insurance that you can purchase. I feel it's his job to keep up with this not yours. You've got enough problems or you wouldn't be going to the doctor.
I certainly understand your frustration - especially being on the billing end.
One of the challenges we have in billing is that if all the correct insurance information is not collected up front by the doctors office, we don’t know there is secondary or supplemental insurance coverage.
Consequently after the primary insurance is billed, the patient may be sent a bill if no secondary insurance has been entered.
But most times when this happens and you get an unexpected bill, you can frequently call the number listed on your bill (the billing service or office biller) and give them the correct secondary insurance information. They can then resubmit the claim to your secondary carrier for payment.
Hope this helps answer your question. Thanks for visiting our site and sorry to take so long to respond to your submission.
Mar 31, 18 09:47 AM
Besides networking .. visiting their offices, how else can you attract their business? When you close the collections month, how do you bill the physicians?
Mar 31, 18 09:36 AM
I have a potential client that is requested claim scrubbing resolutions (only corrections on claims submission errors) and insurance verification on the
Mar 31, 18 09:28 AM
The provider that I bill for just advised that he has a new tax ID. What is the process for this change? Would every insurance company need to be contacted?
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