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Q: MediCare determination letter ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: MediCare determination letter
Category: Health > Seniors
Asked by: dansd-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 08 Feb 2004 10:53 PST
Expires: 09 Mar 2004 10:53 PST
Question ID: 304725
How would I go about obtaining a letter of determination from MediCare
stating whether it is allowable for physicians to bill patients
privately for phone calls in which their medical condition was
discussed for follow-up and monitering purposes?

Request for Question Clarification by tutuzdad-ga on 08 Feb 2004 11:04 PST
Are you a patient seeking a review of billing you recieved for
services, or are you a health care provider seeking a clarification on
billing policies?


Clarification of Question by dansd-ga on 08 Feb 2004 11:50 PST
I'm a healthcare provider seeking clarification on billing policies.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: MediCare determination letter
From: mindy1-ga on 08 Feb 2004 15:27 PST
If you have a cpt book review your E/M coding. The books are based on
Meidcare guidelines.
Subject: Re: MediCare determination letter
From: dansd-ga on 08 Feb 2004 18:30 PST
MediCare doesn't pay for phone calls to patients. I just want a letter
from them stating it's OK (or not) to bill patients privately for the
phone consultation.

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