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    Medical Coding Books
    Is it legal to give discounts to cash patient
    that was refereed by another patient that has insurance.

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    you might want to try and post this under the correct forum.(maybe billing/reimbursement or general coding discussions).. this is for people posting their resumes

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    Columbia, MO
    Quote Originally Posted by RVOSKANI View Post
    Is it legal to give discounts to cash patient
    that was refereed by another patient that has insurance.
    NO! That is the definition of an Anti-kickback statute violation

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Can't you give a discount to cash pay patients if you give the same discount to all cash pay patients?

    Our offices offer the same % of discount to all cash pay patients. Doesn't have anything to do with who or if they were referred.

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