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referring physician

joy63

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Having denial problems. can someone please remind me the rule for when you do or don't use a referring physician for medicare and commercial plans. we are using our doctor if a referring dr is not listed when x-rays or a procedure is performed. some insurance co are denying, can we or can we not do this? getting different answers from different sources. confused!!

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ABonnell CPC

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This would really depend in each insurance company and the pt's individual policy. UHC for example, one pt may need a referring physician, but another may not. The best thing would be to contact the insurance company. Are you getting authorization for the procedures?
 
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