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    Default I have a stupid question ?

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    When medicare pays more than the secondary allowable what do you do with the Balance write off. I am always confused by this.

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    write off the balance. or develop a office policy were you can bill patient for the balance

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    When Medicare or any other primary insurance carrier pays more then secondary insurance carrier allows you must adjust this off if you have a contract with the insurance carrier..if not that would be balance billing the patient and this is illegal.

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    Thank you thats what i had thought .... I was having a sr. Moment:d

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