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no medicare part b

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    Default no medicare part b
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    if my doctors see a patient in the hospital (inpatient) and the patient only has part a and no supplemental insurance-I just wanna make sure patient is billable? Thanks for any help

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    Grand Rapids, MI
    Yes, the patient would be considered self-pay if they have no part B coverage. You can bill them.

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  4. #4
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Private insurance
    Or, they may have private insurance. My father was covered under my mother's insurance plan long after he was eligble for Medicare. He carried ONLY part A and her private insurance coverage as long as she stayed employed. Physician statements AND facility statements went to private insurance as primary; facility statements went to Medicare as secondary.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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