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Will Medicare automatically forward to Supplement Ins co?


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2008-12-22 01:39:38
2008-12-22 01:39:38

It's the provider's office responsibility to forward the bills to the correct insurance for payment. When using Medicare along with a Medicare Supplement, you'll show both your Medicare Card and your Supplement insurance company's card at time of payment. The provider's office will bill each card accordingly.

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