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    Apr 2007

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    Is a provider allowed to accept Insurance as payment in full for all payments?

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    Not if the patient has a copay deductible or other contractual responsibilty for payment for services with their carrier.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Allentown, PA


    This is not a compliant practice unless the patient has a financial hardship that has been reviewed, proven, and documented.

    Take a look at the anti kickback law


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