Results 1 to 2 of 2

Non-covered Charges - Need Help ASAP Please

  1. Default Non-covered Charges - Need Help ASAP Please
    Medical Coding Books
    A client has UBH but the services are not covered. Client signs a waiver accepting responsibility. Do you bill the client 100% of the charged amount or do you still discount the service to what the allowed amount would be if their policy covered it?

  2. #2
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Fees are the same
    Our fee schedule is the same regardless of payer (commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, self-pay, etc). The adjustment / write-off we take varies by contract and policies/procedures in place.

    As an example, we offer all self-pay, no insurance patients a 10% discount off the fee schedule amount. We offer additional discounts/adjustments based on financial hardship. There is a specific procedure patients must follow to receive such discounts; if they choose not to give full financial disclosure (and some people do not want to), then they are responsible for the full bill.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

Similar Threads

  1. Obesity-Non covered
    By ahonkomp in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-25-2015, 11:36 AM
  2. Billing for non covered charges
    By cschoocpc in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-23-2014, 09:01 AM
  3. Covered Ca
    By cmalone999 in forum Pediatrics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-20-2014, 12:14 PM
  4. Non Covered Charges - Need Help ASAP
    By ejallo in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-26-2011, 08:28 AM
  5. Medicare patient and covered services with non covered services
    By AMYE021 in forum Medicare Regulations
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-17-2009, 08:00 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.