Can my patient submit a claim to their supplemental insurance plan?

Q:  My patient has a Medicare Supplemental Insurance Plan.  She wants to know if she can submit her claims to the supplemental insurance plan without submitting to Medicare first. Should I give her a statement to submit? A:  Some supplemental plans may reimburse their insureds for medically necessary services provided by unenrolled providers without requiring … Read more

Advice on Superbill Content

Advice on Superbills When you agree to see a Medicare beneficiary who has elected to pay you cash instead of seeing a Medicare enrolled provider you are accepting some risk that the patient may try to submit your receipts to Medicare for reimbursement or to obtain a denial for a Medicare Supplemental Plan. If the patient … Read more