I think you have two issues here
1) Can you charge patients multiple fees for the same procedure based on the type of patient? (Medicare, cash, etc.) That all depends on what state you are in. For instance, in TX, it is illegal to charge multiple fees for the same service (excluding Medicare and Medicaid). You have to review your state's statutes to see if you can bill multiple fees for the same procedure to know if this practice is okay. Charging multiple fees can present problems, so many offices charge one fee that covers the allowable for all. That way, you don't have to remember to charge each patient differently. Some software programs will keep up with multiple fees. I think it is a matter of preference, unless of course, your state prohibits multiple fee schedules.
2) The ABN form is for Medicare patients and it sounds like this procedure may be provided to non-Medicare patients. If you have a generic form (for non-Medicare patients) that explains the procedure isn't covered by insurance and the patient signs it, then you should be okay.
Does that make sense?
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