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As a provider i file primary insurance. do I have to also file secondary insurance after primary pays?

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2012-12-04 23:22:16
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You should or you customer WILL be PISSED for having to do the leg work of getting the information of what the primary paid and getting it to their secondary.

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Yes they will have to accept payment from the secondary insurance, however they will have to bill the primary provider first. What ever the primary insurance does not cover should be covered by the secondary insurance. However, it will depend on the service being provided and the contracted amount that each insurance has agreed to pay. If the primary pays more than the secondary would have paid -there may be a refund due. However, there may be co-pays and deductibles to be met with both insurance policies. There could also be write downs--- you should only pay the lesser amount the provider may have to take a loss if one insurance has a lower contracted amount


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Depends on the doctors office billing procedures. For more details visit www.SteveShorr.com yes, your secondary insurance should cover this amount if you have reached your deductible with them. Normally, if the primary insurance applies a deductible or co-insurance/co-pay and you have not met your deductible on your secondary policy, depending on your policy they may apply the remaining balance to your deductible. Normally after the deductible is met on the secondary ins. they pay 100% of your remaining balance.


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