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

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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

How long do you have to submit a medical claim?

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If a health insurance company sends the patient a check for services that a provider submitted can the patient cash the check?

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What should you do if the life insurance company denied you the claim money saying the application submitted was untrue about the insured's health?

An insurance company makes a decision to issue coverage based on the answers on the application, the company's underwriting guidelines and medical information they may receive