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Why would an office prefer to submit claims for patients instead of having the patients submit their claim forms directly to the insurance carrier?

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So that they can keep track of the payment and make sure they get paid. It's really more of a control thing and it's easier for the patient.
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If you have dual insurance can you submit claims on both?

do you mean claims to your health ins. and aut ins.?   What do you mean by dual insurance? You cannot have two auto insurance policys on one car. If you mean can you clai

What is required to submit insurance claims from a physicians office?

  At a minimum...   * Member ID  * Group #  * Claims Address  * Phone # of Carrier  * Electronic Payor ID (most large carriers have this)  * Subscriber Information

Why would a dentist require a fee to submit your insurance claim?

I'm not a dentist, but have been marketing dental plans for 10 years. Here's my best guess: 1. Just like airline now charge to check a bag, expenses for dentists ( insurance

What if your firm has claims made malpractice insurance and claim is submitted 15 years later by a minor is there a provision that affords coverage if you have changed carriers?

Yes, Typically, If you changed companies without any lapse in  coverage, the company or your agent will have maintained your  retroactive date. If so, then you are covered b

Why it is important that claims be submitted soon after patient visit?

Payment of the medical service is quicker if you bill quickly.Payment is slower when you delay billing.Billing the claim asap also allows time for taking care of any problems

When should an insurance claim be submitted?

An insurance claim should always be submitted "as soon as  practicable"; in fact, that is the term often used in the policy  itself. In general, this means that the claim sh

What notification is sent from the insurance carrier to the patient and the provider after an insurance claim has been processed?

The Insured Person will receive an EOB (Explanation of Benefits) from the insurance company which explains the payment by the insurance company, the allowed charge based on co