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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Modesto California

    Question New doctor

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    I have a new doctor to our practice. Alot of his patients followed him here. When I bill the insurance for the patient do I bill it as a new patient or est. pt? It's not a new pt to him but it is a new pt visit to us under a new tax id number.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Sioux Falls South Dakota


    As long as the physician has seen the patient in the last three years, it is an established patient, even when he/she moves to a different practice.
    Lucinda (Cindy) McGarry, CPC-P
    Applications Specialist
    Avera Health Plans
    Education Office Sioux Falls SD Local Chapter
    Past President Sioux Falls SD Local Chapter

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Modesto California


    Thank you.

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